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Dig Your Own Hole Turns 20

Dance music is about transcendence, about the moment of epiphany. Historically, you're supposed to experience that epiphany in a club or at a vast outdoor…
Tom Breihan | April 7, 2017 - 10:23 am

The Week In Pop

Forecasting The 2016 Grammys

The Grammys are on a Monday this year. Sunday is Valentine's Day and Monday is Presidents' Day, so the Grammy people figured they'd be better…
Chris DeVille | February 11, 2016 - 1:34 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This was such a weird week for music -- more about gossip and rupture than the constant stream of new music that we all have…
Tom Breihan | January 29, 2016 - 3:37 pm

More The Chemical Brothers stories

The Chemical Brothers – “Under Neon Lights” (Feat. St. Vincent) VR Video

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Dig Your Own Hole, the Chemical Brothers have teamed up with Google and WebVR Experiments to release a virtual…
Peter Helman | April 12, 2017 - 12:26 pm

Kendall Jenner’s Controversial Pepsi Commercial Resembles Old Chemical Brothers Video

Right now, Pepsi is drawing plenty of justifiable fury for a blood-curdlingly tone-deaf new commercial that stars Kendall Jenner. In the clip, Jenner leaves a…
Tom Breihan | April 5, 2017 - 9:59 am

The Chemical Brothers – “C-h-e-m-i-c-a-l” Video

Last week, when the world was different, big-tent dance music pioneers the Chemical Brothers released a new single called "C-h-e-m-i-c-a-l," an effortlessly funky banger that…
Tom Breihan | November 11, 2016 - 10:04 am

The Chemical Brothers – “C-h-e-m-i-c-a-l”

In a few months, Dig Your Own Hole, the classic sophomore album from UK dance duo the Chemical Brothers, will celebrate its 20th anniversary. We…
Tom Breihan | November 4, 2016 - 10:47 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This was such a weird week for music -- more about gossip and rupture than the constant stream of new music that we all have…
Tom Breihan | January 29, 2016 - 3:37 pm

The Chemical Brothers – “Wide Open” (Feat. Beck) Video

Dance-music veterans the Chemical Brothers are, quietly, one of the greatest music-video acts of all time. Last year, they teamed up with Beck on "Wide
Tom Breihan | January 25, 2016 - 9:15 am

Essay

The 2016 Grammys Are Gonna Be Alright

This time last year we were perturbed with the Grammys for generating a slate of 2015 nominees that honored a bunch of mediocre white musicians…
Chris DeVille | December 7, 2015 - 2:29 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The massive, unpredictable commercial success of the Straight Outta Compton movie is going to cause a lot of ripple going forward. It's going to have…
Tom Breihan | August 21, 2015 - 2:22 pm

The Chemical Brothers – “Sometimes I Feel So Deserted” Video

Born In The Echoes, the Chemical Brothers' first album since 2012's Don't Think, was released earlier this summer and had been announced with a BBC…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 17, 2015 - 10:50 am

Millionaire Instagram Playboy Has The Most V.I.P. Festival Accommodations Ever

Can you really blame an extremely wealthy playboy for spending more than half a million dollars on his own VIP festival deck at Electric Zoo?
Caitlin White | July 30, 2015 - 1:29 pm

The Chemical Brothers – “Wo Ha”

Earlier this month, dance music greats the Chemical Brothers released the collab-heavy Born In The Echoes, their first new album in a few years. The…
Tom Breihan | July 30, 2015 - 12:33 pm

Here Are The 2015 MTV VMA Nominations

Who could've predicted that after wagging a foam finger all over Robin Thicke, two years later Miley Cyrus would end up hosting the VMAs? Guess…
Caitlin White | July 21, 2015 - 11:45 am

10 Best Songs

The 10 Best Chemical Brothers Songs

Twenty years ago, in the last week of June 1995, the Chemical Brothers released their debut album, Exit Planet Dust, and turned the strong electronic-dance…
Nate Patrin | July 21, 2015 - 11:31 am
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