Tunesday: Battle the summer blues

Though summer isn’t usually categorized as a melancholy season, something about going home, lighting sparklers and slipping into cyan swimming pools leaves a nostalgic sensation in its wake. Sometimes every happy summer memory feels fleeting. After the moment ends, you find yourself one fewer summer adventure away from returning to
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French singer Soko speaks about her tour with Foster the People

French singer-songwriter, actress, director and artist Soko (nee Stephanie Sokolinski) likes to keep busy. Just in March, she and her song “We Might Be Dead By Tomorrow” rose to fame in America via the viral video “First Kiss.” Soko has built an extensive career — she has acted in several
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Giving a sense of growth in Foster the People’s new album

In January, Foster the People announced the upcoming release of their new album, Supermodel. Fans hoping for a carbon copy of Torches, the band’s debut album, with its infectious beats and ultracatchy lyrics may be disappointed, as the band has graduated from its formulaic pop jingles to songs with instrumental and lyrical
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Foster the People, a trio from Los Angeles, is one of many bands that will perform at the Outside Lands music festival.

Sounds of Summer

With the end of school comes vacation, and concerts are a summer must. Whether it’s relaxing with friends or simply listening to quality music, concerts provide everyone with a unique and entertaining experience. This summer, the Bay Area has a loaded lineup that has something for just about everyone. Hopefully
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Outside Lands 2011

Just because summer is drawing to an end doesn’t necessarily mean that adventures have to follow a similar fate.  Enjoy the last few days of warm sunshine and carefree days with the annual Outside Lands Music and Arts festival, one of the Bay Area’s most iconic events. Set in the
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Foster the People create tribal synth jam at Amoeba Records in SF

Yesterday, Bay Area residents flocked to San Francisco’s famous Haight-Ashbury to witness Foster the People play a short yet ecstatic performance at Amoeba Records. The SoCal trio became a five-piece onstage as they ripped through seven tracks, most of which came from their recently released album Torches. Playing tracks ranging
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Foster the People: TORCHES

Take a pinch of bouncy guitar riffs. Add a dash of uplifting falsettos. Mix it all together with frenzied beats and you’ll get Torches, the debut album from L.A.-based band, Foster the People. The group first caught the attention of music-lovers with their self-titled EP, released earlier this year. Short
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