Leave it to Mark Foster to make preppy trendsters latch on to indie-pushing mainstream music like a tennis ball to Velcro. Los Angeles-based band Foster The People has infiltrated pop and rock radio stations like an infectious plague, seeping into the bloodstreams of hi-top clad teens and twenty-somethings following the release of their debut album. And it seems as though Dallas can’t get enough.
Strange city, Dallas is. And by strange, I mean interesting rather than weird. Perhaps puzzling rather than interesting. The city has somehow managed to fuse what are usually opposite genres of style, creating some new breed of indie/hipster and preppy/posh. This new breed was recently dusted around House of Blues like pollen after a storm. (more…)