Hometown: Chicago Why you should check her out: After many false starts, this hotly-tipped hip-hop diva, born from the hot Windy City scene that spawned Cool Kids and Flosstradamus, finally has a album coming out on Nov. 17 called Ultraviolet. You should know: She's an avid Twitterer, one of our favorites. She made it into our "Follow Friday" column last month.
The key word most often mentioned surrounding Föllakzoid's new album is "trance." The Chilean trio's music has little to do with the late-'90s club fare the term is best associated with — on the surface, at least — but the emphasis on flat dynamics and throbbing repetition to induce a hypnotic state i… More »