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Saturday, August 20, 2011

Pumped Up Kicks - Foster The People



Pumped Up Kicks was released in September 2010 but has only recently received a lot of attention on contemporary pop stations. Foster The People is a Los Angeles based indie rock band.

http://www.fosterthepeople.com/us/home

According to Wikipedia, NPR credits their rise to fame to "Hype Machine whose structure has been described as an "amalgamation of Pandora Radio and Pitchfork Media". It aggregates the most recently posted songs from a selection of music blogs (about 1,500) and lists them on the website's main page."

www.pitchfork.com
www.hypem.com

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Ok Go and the Muppets: Theme Song Trailer Release August 23

Ok Go and The Muppets collaborate on The Muppets.

The Muppet Show, created by Jim Henson in 1954-55 which started as a television show and aired prime-time Saturdays at 7:30-8 pm on CBS was an opportunity for various entertainment artists to gain exposure and perform on family television.

Elton John, Yellow Brick Road

Other artists who collaborated with the Muppets:
Johnny Cash, Julie Andrews, Paul Williams, Steve Martin, Phyllis Diller,  Bob Hope, Liberace, Paul Simon, Sylvester Stallone, Alice Cooper, Harry Belfonte and more.