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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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New Matthew Dear Video – “Don And Sherri”

The tune that made Hummer's ad spots so hummable finally gets its own, entirely more eco-friendly video. Cool production notes, too:Directors Judy Welfare and Jeremy…
Stereogum | October 24, 2007 - 10:39 am

New Oh Astro – “Hello Fuji Boy”

The sample happy Illegal Art roster recently made a four-song sampler available for the price of free online, featuring the likes of patron saint Girl…
Stereogum | October 15, 2007 - 2:12 pm

Patton Oswalt Talks Hot Chip, TV On The Radio, And TV

Funny man/animated rat Patton Oswalt is the most recent person to submit his picks and pans for P4K's Guest List and -- surprise! -- it's…
Stereogum | August 9, 2007 - 11:10 am

Bonnaroo: Friday 6/15/07

This year's 'Roo is Saturday heavy -- today we get Franz, Hold Steady, Regina, Dr. Dog, and a band called Police your parents loved --…
Stereogum | June 16, 2007 - 2:12 pm

New Hot Chip – “Shake A Fist”

Pretty sure we’ve heard live-staple “Shake A Fist” at every Hot Chip show we’ve seen dating back to their LCD-rescued set at Bowery last March,…
Stereogum | June 6, 2007 - 11:21 am

New Hot Chip – “My Piano”

Hot Chip's curating the next in the DJ-Kicks series, which sees artists compile other folks' jams. That's not stopping the Hot Chippers from contributing a…
Stereogum | April 2, 2007 - 10:36 am

New Hot Chip Video – “Arrest Yourself”

The Hot Chippers’ new clip for the bliptastic track takes it back to the old school DOS days, with 1s and 0s, commas and apostrophes,…
Stereogum | January 4, 2007 - 12:35 pm

Stereogum’s Favorite Live Shows Of The Year

While we're almost done with thinking about the year that was, we can't let it go by without recapping the year in our favorite concerts.
Stereogum | December 27, 2006 - 4:04 pm

Pitchfork’s Top Tracks Of The Year

With all of the lists coming at ya this time of year, it's tempting to fuck selective attenuation and just ignore 'em all -- but…
Stereogum | December 18, 2006 - 10:58 am

Stereogum & team9 Present… MySplice: 2006 Mashed Up

UPDATE: Since this post was published, we've made MySplice an annual tradition. Listen to and download all editions here. // Do albums matter…
Stereogum | December 13, 2006 - 6:00 pm

NME’s Albums And Singles Of ’06

'Tis the season for music journos and bloggers to rank and rate their favorite musical discoveries of the year. And thanks to a fine transcribing…
Stereogum | December 6, 2006 - 10:44 am

Nor-wave Goodbye To Oslo: Stereogum @ Øya 2006

One thing to know about Oslo: Most people are honest (except cabbies), friendly (except customs agents), extremely beautiful (no exceptions), and obsessed with the export…
Amrit Singh | August 15, 2006 - 9:06 pm

Adios, Illinoise

We?re still recovering from our sojourn to the self-described "musical center of the universe" this weekend, and a little worse for the wear.
Amrit Singh | August 7, 2006 - 4:32 pm

Hot Chip/Grand National/The Presets @ Bowery Ballroom 3/11/06

Watching four perfectly average, somewhat awkward white boys sidle up to a buffet of vintage synthesizers, I questioned coming to a place like Bowery for…
Amrit Singh | March 13, 2006 - 8:27 am
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