Hometown: Boston, MA Sounds like: Bellbottomed dance rock that's two parts Marvin Gaye, one part Clash, with a twist of Rick James swagger -- all present on their hot single, "She's Into Black Guys." Recommended if you like: Passion Pit, !!!, Hockey You should know: Bodega Girls are making their name on the remix circuit, having already reworked tracks from indie faves like Passion Pit, Port O'Brien, and Wild Light. -- Written by Peter Gaston
LISTEN: Bodega Girls, "She's Into Black Guys (2.0 Mix)"
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 »