On August 5, Kid Sister, B.o.B, Nneka, and Lissie warmed up Chicago music fans with a show sponsored by Mike's Hard Punch at the Hard Rock Hotel. Spotted among the attendees: gossip blogger Perez Hilton, Mat Devine of Kill Hannah, and Josh Madden. The show was part of Perez Hilton's concert series "One Night In...". Past concerts in the series have been in Toronto, and London.
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 »