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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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LCD Soundsystem, Hot Chip, Sleigh Bells @ Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood 10/15/10

Closing out the Hollywood Bowl concert season in style, LCD Soundsystem ignited a giant dance party with the help of Hot Chip and their sleek…
Andrew Youssef | October 19, 2010 - 4:25 pm
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Kisses – “Kisses (Joe Goddard of Hot Chip Remix)

Kisses are in the UK right now supporting their just-released debut album. But they'll be in New York for CMJ, where they're playing eight show…
jessica | October 12, 2010 - 10:09 am
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Bernard Sumner, Hot Chip & Hot City – “Didn’t Know What Love Was”

This track features Bernard Sumner of Bad Lieutenant, New Order, and Joy Division, Alexis Taylor and Joe Goddard from Hot Chip, and Hot City. The…
jessica | October 6, 2010 - 2:22 pm
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Hot Chip – “Brothers (Caribou Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Hot Chip have a remix EP on the way, to be released a little before their next series of dates opening for LCD Soundsystem (including…
jessica | August 13, 2010 - 11:29 am

Lollapalooza 2010 Friday: Lady Gaga And The Strokes, So Far Away Yet … Yeah, So Far Away

As much as Lolla's undercard is varied, and vast, it's a headliner's ball this year. Because this deep into the festival season we've seen nearly…
Amrit Singh | August 7, 2010 - 12:12 pm
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Coachella 2010: Die Antwoord, Major Lazer, Flying Lotus

On Friday, James Murphy dedicated "Losing My Edge" to Gil Scott-Heron. For the rest of the weekend, everyone should be covering "Communication Breakdown" and dedicating…
Amrit Singh | April 18, 2010 - 6:01 pm
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Hot Chip – “She Wolf” (Shakira Cover)

Hot Chip visited the Jo Whiley' show on BBC Radio 1 on Saturday to do a live-in-the-studio version of "I Feel Better" and a cover…
jessica | April 12, 2010 - 4:04 pm
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Hot Chip – “I Feel Better” Video

Hot Chip made some of my favorite videos of the last decade, because they've got great taste in directors and they do both conceptual and…
jessica | March 18, 2010 - 9:59 am
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Hot Chip Have A “One Life Stand” With Fallon

Instead of the Depeche moodier "Take It In," Hot Chip offered the wistful come on of their One Life Stand title track on Fallon last…
brandon | February 5, 2010 - 9:10 am
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Stream Hot Chip’s One Life Stand

If you haven’t had a chance to dig into the fourth full-length from the sensitive, genre-hopping beat geeks of Hot Chip, it’s streaming in full…
Amrit Singh | January 29, 2010 - 5:19 pm
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Grizzly Bear Cover Hot Chip

Australia's Triple J has a good thing going with the segment it's dubbed Like A Version, semi-regularly coaxing artists to record an exclusive cover for…
Amrit Singh | January 22, 2010 - 9:40 am
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New Hot Chip – “I Feel Better”

The tender-hearted UK dance nerds of Hot Chip have their One Life Stand in stores in a few weeks, the roll call so far: "Take
Amrit Singh | January 14, 2010 - 9:34 am
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Carl Craig Remixes Hot Chip

Detroit techno producer/DJ/biggie Carl Craig stretches One Life Stand’s mild-mannered title track to 10 thumping minutes of slow-build dance-ready darkness. Get the weekend started with…
brandon | January 8, 2010 - 4:27 pm

New Hot Chip Video – “One Life Stand”

The FutureSex/LoveNerds of Hot Chip have a new album out pretty soon. Anticipation! So far One Life Stand has revealed them to be in a…
Amrit Singh | December 11, 2009 - 11:46 am
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The ‘Gum Drop CXVIII: Hear New Music From Real Estate’s Alex Bleeker, Win An Out-Of-Print Vinyl Prize Pack

Real Estate bassist Alex Bleeker and his Freaks (including Real Estaters Matt Mondanile and Martin Courtney) just released their hazy Crazy Horse-flavored self-titled debut o…
brandon | December 9, 2009 - 10:12 am
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New Hot Chip – “One Life Stand”

One Life Stand is Hot Chip's fourth album, joining a growing list of exciting releases on the 2010 docket. We've taken in "Take It In,"…
Amrit Singh | December 1, 2009 - 12:13 pm
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The 25 69 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2010

This year in music was great and we'rea gonna let it finish (sorry), but in terms of notable album releases the ship has sailed. No…
Amrit Singh | November 24, 2009 - 5:41 pm
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New Hot Chip – “Take It In”

After a year that saw them cover Joy Division, get covered by Lissy Trullie, and pursue various side projects, UK dance crew Hot Chip are…
Amrit Singh | November 11, 2009 - 9:56 am
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New Lissy Trullie Video – “Ready For The Floor”

Lissy's a former model, so she's bringing all that in this Richard Kern-directed video for her cover of Hot Chip's "Ready For The Floor": many…
Amrit Singh | July 23, 2009 - 4:52 pm
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TV On The Radio Remix Gang Gang Dance

You can't improve upon perfection, but TVOTR give it a shot in this update of their fellow Brooklynites' "First Communion." You'll remember GGD remixed them
Scott Lapatine | June 11, 2009 - 11:52 am
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