Thursday night in Atlanta, celeb blogger-turned-A&R-man Perez Hilton kicked off his U.S. tour, featuring his fave artists Ladyhawke, Ida Maria, and Semi Precious Weapons. The show -- held at the 1,200-person Variety Playhouse -- soon turned from rock concert to wild house party. "It's time to get drunk!" Perez began the festivites, adding, "I don't care how old you are, I approve of underage drinking as long as you don't drive." Read SPIN's full review of the show here.
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 »