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Governors Ball was oversold, there’s no question about it; that, or the festival grounds shrunk significantly this year. Either way, we had a great time and Sunday felt way less hectic in comparison with the rest of the weekend. Maybe everyone was burned out or hungover or half-dead, but it seemed like fewer people chose… More »

Alexis Taylor has always been the gentle soul at the center of Hot Chip’s effervescent dance-pop, his charmingly wimpy falsetto enunciating properly amidst the churning synthesizers. At times that band has scaled back the rhythmic bombast and turned Taylor loose on fragile ballads like “In The Privacy Of Our Love,” but in the course of… More »

There was no getting away from EDM in 2012. While the three-letter hashtag has certainly caused buzz among radio stations and indie blogosphere alike, it’s been a big year for dance on and off of the pop charts. Regional styles like footwork, juke, and Jersey club went through genre-bending booms, electronic trap instrumentals filtered their… More »

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Watch Hot Chip Play Kimmel

Last night, Hot Chip, eerily locked in as always, served as Jimmy Kimmel Live!'s musical guests. They played their slinky, heartfelt disco anthem "How Do
Tom Breihan | September 27, 2012 - 8:46 am

Hot Chip, Passion Pit, Omar Souleyman @ Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood 9/9/12

It was a picture perfect evening at the Hollywood Bowl for the KCRW World Music Festival series as the trio of Hot Chip, Passion Pit,…
Andrew Youssef | September 10, 2012 - 12:39 pm

Hot Chip – “How Do You Do (Todd Terje Remix)”

Hot Chip's breezy disco jam "How Do You Do" is one of the purest moments of pleasure on their new album In Our Heads. And…
Tom Breihan | September 4, 2012 - 10:18 am

Hot Chip – “Look At Where We Are (Four Tet Remix)”

A couple of weeks ago, we posted Major Lazer's fiery EDM-reggae remix of Hot Chip's lovely synthpop lament "Look At Where We Are." Now Four…
Tom Breihan | July 31, 2012 - 3:03 pm

Hot Chip – “How Do You Do?” Video

Hot Chip's new video for "How Do You Do?," a jittery roller-disco jam from their new album In Our Heads, is pretty much fun with…
Tom Breihan | July 25, 2012 - 9:30 am

Watch Hot Chip Perform With ?uestlove On Fallon

More than two years ago, Hot Chip came through Late Night With Jimmy Fallon to perform "One Life Stand" with the Roots. We've gotten a…
Tom Breihan | July 20, 2012 - 9:19 am

S.S. Coachella Lineup 2012

The rumored Coachella cruise is on, scheduled for two voyages — a three-day trip aboard the Celebrity Silhouette to the Bahamas and a four-day trip…
Corban Goble | July 17, 2012 - 4:48 pm

Hot Chip – “Look At Where We Are” Video

We heard the Major Lazer remix yesterday, and now Hot Chip's elegant synthpop elegy "Look At Where We Are" has a music video from Animal…
Tom Breihan | July 17, 2012 - 10:07 am

Hot Chip – “Look At Where We Are” (Major Lazer Remix)

On their remix of Hot Chip's "Look At Where We Are," Major Lazer take the sensitive, starry-eyed synthpop of the original and inject it with…
Tom Breihan | July 16, 2012 - 4:08 pm

Stream Hot Chip In Our Heads

The awesomely wistful British dance-pop crew Hot Chip return next week with their new album In Our Heads, and we’ve already posted the promising early…
Tom Breihan | June 4, 2012 - 11:43 am

Hear Hot Chip Cover Prince

Hot Chip stopped by Zane Lowe’s BBC 1 show for a live session recently, performing tracks from their forthcoming In Our Heads as well…
Corban Goble | June 1, 2012 - 1:56 pm

Watch Hot Chip Play More New Tunes On Jools Holland

In addition to "Night And Day," Hot Chip played a pair of new In Our Heads tracks for Jools Holland, and videos of those performances…
Corban Goble | May 21, 2012 - 10:22 am

Hot Chip – “Night And Day” Video

The first music video that British comedian Pe­ter Ser­afi­now­icz ever directed was the amazing, hallucinatory one for Hot Chip's "I Feel Better." And now the…
Tom Breihan | May 21, 2012 - 9:04 am

Watch Hot Chip On Jools Holland

Yesterday, Hot Chip took to Jools Holland to perform their latest single, "Night And Day." It also marks the first appearance of their new drummer,…
Corban Goble | May 16, 2012 - 9:41 am

Check Out Animal Collective, Hot Chip In The Simpsons

Somebody must have a new music supervisor! Last night's episode of The Simpsons didn't feature guest voice-acting from any big indie celebs or anything, but…
Tom Breihan | April 30, 2012 - 11:45 am

Hot Chip – “Night And Day”

About a month after putting out “Flutes,” Hot Chip just dropped their new single, “Night And Day,” and it’s another slab of their blippy disco.
Corban Goble | April 17, 2012 - 3:15 pm

Hot Chip – “Flutes” Video

In the video for Hot Chip's "Flutes," the leadoff track from their forthcoming album In Our Heads, a handheld camera walks into the band's studio…
Tom Breihan | March 15, 2012 - 1:13 pm

Hot Chip In Our Heads Details

British dance-pop wizards have left DFA/Astralwerks, the label where they've found a home for years now, and signed with Domino. The group's new album In
Tom Breihan | March 1, 2012 - 10:57 am

Death Cab For Cutie – “You Are A Tourist (The 2 Bears Remix)”

When Joe Goddard isn't co-leading Hot Chip with Alexis Taylor, he's half of the dance project the 2 Bears, alongside fellow producer Raf Rundell. The…
Tom Breihan | October 17, 2011 - 5:21 pm

Win Win – “Interleave” (Feat. Alexis Taylor)

WIN WIN’s the new project of producer Alex “XXXchange” Epton, DJ Chris Devlin, and video artist/producer Ghostdad. So far we've heard their Lizzie Bougatsos-featuring first…
brandon | February 1, 2011 - 2:53 pm