Gibbard (left) with his pal Jenny Lewis. "Death Cab have a close circle of songwriter friends and they're all supporting and inspiring each other," says de Wilde. "It's nice to see them have a genuine interests in other's work, unlike some bands who just don't give a shit about other people's music but their own."
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 »