Foster the People

Paramore Announce Summer North American Tour With Foster The People

Paramore have announced a new North American summer tour, which they are dubbing "The After Laughter Summer Tour (Tour 5)." Foster the People will joining…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 8, 2018

Foster the People Decline to Play “Pumped Up Kicks” After Las Vegas Shooting: “It Felt Wrong”

Foster the People's "Pumped Up Kicks" is about a boy named Robert who terrorizes classmates with his father's gun, a fact that may have eluded you…
Anna Gaca / October 3, 2017

All Things Go Fall Classic Announces Lineup: Foster the People, Young Thug, Galantis and More

The All Things Go Fall Classic has announced its 2017 lineup. The three-day festival, running from October 6th through October 8th in Washington D.C.'s Union…
Geena Kloeppel / June 21, 2017

Foster the People Sound Like They’ve Been Listening to Hudson Mohawke

Supermodel, Foster the People's last album, came out early 2014, right around the same time that "Turn Down for What" was mutilating airwaves across America. Today, the…
Andy Cush / April 27, 2017

Red Hot Chili Peppers, Vampire Weekend, Killer Mike, and More to Play Bernie Sanders Gigs

Continuing the trend sparked by Brooklyn's recent "Brooklyn Is Berning!" Bernie Sanders benefit, several major bands have signed on to stump for the presidential candidate…
Brennan Carley / January 27, 2016

Foster the People Settle for Modern-Pop Pastiche on the Bloated ‘Supermodel’

Raise your hand if you spent your 2011 Playa Del Carmen vacation driving up and down the Mexican Riviera listening to Foster the People's Torches.
Garrett Kamps / March 13, 2014

Foster the People Get Back at Bullies in ‘Coming of Age’ Video

Three years after blowing up with "Pumped Up Kicks," Foster the People have returned, a little older and a little wiser. Their new Paul Epworth-produced…
Dan Reilly / February 6, 2014

Grammys 2013: Who Should Win the Categories You Actually Care About

The 55th Annual Grammy Awards are almost upon us! Hey, we'd love to help you with your office pools and living-room side bets with some…
Christopher R. Weingarten / February 8, 2013

Purple Pain: Foster the People Singer Kicked Out of Prince Concert

Foster the People singer Mark Foster felt the (indirect) wrath of Prince last night when he got booted from the Purple One's exclusive L.A. show…
SPIN Staff / October 26, 2012

The Week’s 9 Controversial, Baffling, and Excellent Covers

It may have been a sluggish week for Internet goodies, but it was a great one for cover songs. From the excellent and deliberate to…
Devon Maloney / April 27, 2012

The Beach Boys Will Reunite at the Grammys, Tragically, With Foster the People and Maroon 5

The good news: The recently reunited surviving members of the Beach Boys just announced that they will perform for the first time in nearly 20…
SPIN Staff / February 8, 2012

Watch Foster the People Misplay the Kenny G Card on ‘SNL’

Thank you, Foster the People, for officially ramming the final nail in the semi-ironic saxophone trend on Saturday Night Live this past weekend. For the…
SPIN Staff / October 10, 2011

FREE ALBUM: Get SPIN’s Mix for Lollapalooza

From August 5-7, Chicago's Grant Park plays host to Lollapalooza, the mega-fest which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. And whether you're winging to the…
SPIN Staff / July 25, 2011
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