Hometown: Sydney, Australia (via New Zealand) Why she matters: Her looks are certainly eye-catching, but her hooks are even hotter. She's a bit Stevie Nicks, a bit Debbie Harry on her danceable, self-titled debut. You should know: She takes her name from a 1985 fantasy movie starring Matthew Broderick and Michelle Pfeiffer.
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 »