Posts tagged "foster the people"

Radio Stations Pulling “Die Young,” “Pumped Up Kicks,” Over Lyrics Following Newtown

Radio stations are pulling Ke$ha's song "Die Young"  and Foster The People's song "Pumped Up Kicks" off the air in the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut, shootings. [Idolator, TMZ] Also: bulletproof backpacks for kids are now a thing. RIP society. [The Gloss] Instagram has withdrawn its policy changes and says it won't put users' photo…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 19, 2012

Karmin Muppet Scats “Pumped Up Kicks”

Skip directly to 2:19 for the "Muppet scatting" portion of Karmin covering "Pumped Up Kicks" by Foster The People. Thank you, Amelia, for the term "Muppet scatting", by the way. There's no more accurate way to describe Amy Heidemann's sounds/facial expressions. I think can we all agree that this is absolutely the worst "Pumped U…

By: Ami Angelowicz / April 25, 2012

Hot New Band Alert: Foster The People

Fresh off their nomination for Best New Artist at the MTV VMAs, Bing has dropped this cool video about LA-based band Foster the People. Find out how they went from playing local clubs to award nominees largely through word of mouth and offering their tunes for free online...

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 3, 2011