This past weekend (Nov. 20-21), pro skaters and surfers gathered in Paris to kick off the 40th anniversary of the Quicksilver brand at the Grand Palais. The event featured two days of skateboarding, music, art, and fashion.
The event culminated in a skateboarding performance by legend Tony Hawk followed by a concert featuring Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington's new project, Dead By Sunrise (pictured here), and a DJ set by Mix Master Mike.
The massive event included a 40-year fashion retrospective inside the venue, and a skate ramp open to the public painted by graffiti artist André.
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 »