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The National, Hot Chip, Wild Beasts, and More to Perform House Shows for Amnesty International

Local Natives, Julien Baker, Jessie Ware, Frightened Rabbit, Billy Bragg, and Others to Raise Awareness for Refugee Crisis

Jun 27, 2017

Amnesty International and Sofar Sounds have organized a series of concerts in houses to raise awareness for the refugee crisis. More

Under the Radar Announces Spring 2017 Issue with Father John Misty on the Cover

Issue 60 Also Includes Interviews with alt-J, Grandaddy, Jarvis Cocker, Mount Eerie, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Perfume Genius, Slowdive, Little Dragon, London Grammar, Mew, Real Estate, Goldfrapp, The New Pornographers and Much More

Apr 07, 2017

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our Spring 2017 Issue, which is out now digitally via Under the Radar's app and the magazine app Readly. The print version is about to ship out to subscribers and stores and will be on all newsstands soon (as well as available soon digitally via the magazine apps Zinio and Readly). More

Mar 13, 2017

Hot Chip founding member Joe Goddard is releasing a solo albumElectric Lineson April 21 on his own Greco-Roman label, via Domino. Goddard released a great solo single, "Lose Your Love," and an accompanying video back in December and then in January he announced the album and shared a video for another new song, "Music Is the Answer." More

Feb 24, 2017

Goldfrapp, the British duo of Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory, are releasing a new albumSilver Eye, on March 31 via Mute. Previously the band shared the album's first single, "Anymore," along with a video for the song. More

Jan 23, 2017

Hot Chip founding member Joe Goddard released a great solo single, "Lose Your Love," and an accompanying video back in December. Now he has announced a solo album, Electric Lines, and shared a video for another new song, More

Dec 01, 2016

Hot Chip founding member Joe Goddard has released a brand new solo single, "Lose Your Love," and shared a video for it. The single is out now on his own Greco-Roman label.  More

FYF Fest 2016 Lineup: LCD Soundsystem, Tame Impala, Air, Beach House, Grimes, Hot Chip, and More

Father John Misty, Kendrick Lamar, Grace Jones, Wolf Parade, Ty Segall, DIIV, Wild Nothing, Julia Holter, and Many Others Set for Los Angeles Fest in Au

Mar 29, 2016

FYF Fest has announced its 2016 lineup and it's another impressive one. The event is due to take place August 27 and 28 at LA Sports Arena and Exposition Park. Saturday will be headlined by Kendrick Lamar and Tame Impala and Sunday will be headlined by LCD Soundsystem (who seem to be playing every festival this year) and Grace Jones. More

Listen: YACHT - “Ringtone (Joe Goddard of Hot Chip Remix)”

I Thought the Future Would Be Cooler Out Now on Downtown

Nov 11, 2015

Last month YACHT released their new album, I Thought the Future Would Be Cooler (the follow-up to 2011's Shangri-La and 2014's Where Does This Disco EP), via Downtown. The album was announced via a billboard in Los Angeles. Then the band revealed the album's tracklist via a series of GIFs on BuzzFeed and faxed the album art to 300 fans. More

Oct 19, 2015

Hot Chip have been covering Bruce Springsteen's classic "Dancing in the Dark" (from Born in the U.S.A.) at live shows recently. Now they have released a video for a studio version of the song. Towards the end the track seamlessly morphs into a cover of LCD Soundsystem's "All My Friends," so it's kind of an LCD Soundsystem/Springsteen mash-up.  More

New Order Share 11-Minute Long Hot Chip Remix of “Tutti Frutti” and Launch Singularity Website

Website Includes Contributions from Robert Smith, Factory Floor, and Algiers

Oct 19, 2015

At the end of last month New Order released Music Completetheir excellent first studio album in a decade, their first for their new label Mute, and the first not to feature founding member Peter Hook (but it sees the return of founding member Gillian Gilbert). Now they have announced that the album's next single will be "Tutti Frutti," which features guest vocals from La Roux's Elly Jackson, and they have shared a new remix of the song by Hot Chip, which you can stream below.  More

Listen: Florence and the Machine - “Queen of Peace (Hot Chip Remix)”

How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful Out Now via Republic

Sep 03, 2015

Hot Chip have remixed the Florence and the Machine song "Queen of Peace." The original version can be Florence's recently released third album, How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful and previously also got the video treatmentMore

Watch: Hot Chip - “Started Right” Video

Why Make Sense? Single Goes Karaoke

Aug 12, 2015

On Monday, Hot Chip stopped by Conan to perform the Why Make Sense? cut "Started Right." Now, they've unveiled a clip for the song, which finds the tracking being used as karaoke selection. More

Watch: Hot Chip on “Conan”

Performing "Started Right"

Aug 11, 2015

Yesterday, Hot Chip performed slinky pop-funk track "Started Right" on Conan. More

Watch the New Trailer for “The Peanuts Movie” and Check Out Hot Chip’s “Peanuts” Merchandise

In Theaters November 6, Hot Chip's Peanuts T-Shirts and Sweatshirts Already Sold Out

Jun 19, 2015

Hollywood continues to mine the childhoods of adults to appeal to the kids of today and their parents who pay for the movie tickets. The latest attempt is The Peanuts Movie, based on Charles Schulz's iconic comic strip and those beloved holiday TV specials. More

May 12, 2015

Next week Hot Chip will release their brand new album, Why Make Sense? on May 19. More

May 07, 2015

Hot Chip are releasing a new album, Why Make Sense?, via Domino on May 19. They are now streaming the album's title track on their website, www.whymakesen.se/chip. More

Watch: Hot Chip - “Burning Up” Lyric Video

New Album, Why Make Sense? Out May 19

Apr 27, 2015

Delivering their newest LP Why Make Sense? next month, Hot Chip have premiered a lyric video for their newly debuted track, "Burning Up." More

Watch: Hot Chip - “Need You Now” Video

New Album Why Make Sense? Out May 19

Apr 01, 2015

British electronic group Hot Chip have just released the music video for their new single, "Need You Now." More

Feb 24, 2015

Delivering their newest album Why Make Sense? on this spring, Hot Chip have revealed that the record will be produced with unqiue cover art variations. More

Hot Chip Announce New Album, “Why Make Sense?”

Share Music Video for "Huarache Lights"

Feb 10, 2015

Following a video teaser last week, Hot Chip have announced the release of their sixth studio album, Why Make Sense? More

Feb 06, 2015

Hot Chip have posted a nine-second video online that seems to point to the arrival of a brand new album, the band's first since 2012's In Our Heads. More

May 23, 2014

On June 9 Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor will release his new solo album Await Barbarians. More

Listen: Hot Chip – “Atomic Bomb” (William Onyeabor Cover)

WHAT?! – William Onyeabor Remixed Is Due Out April 19

Mar 26, 2014

Add this one to your Record Store Day shopping list. On April 19 Luaka Bop will release WHAT?! – William Onyeabor RemixedMore

Jun 04, 2013

While Hot Chip will soon be releasing a new single, frontman Joe Goddard is making plans of his own with a new solo EP titled Taking OverMore

Jun 04, 2013

Next month Hot Chip will release a single called "Dark & Stormy," the group's first piece of new material since their latest LP In Our Heads. More

Apr 22, 2013

April 20 was the second day of second weekend of Coachella’s 2013 run. We sent photographer Helen Boast down to cover the action. More

Hot Chip’s Alexis Taylor Announces Solo EP

Titled Nayim From The Halfway Line

Dec 05, 2012

Hot Chip frontman Alexis Taylor has made a surprise announcement this morning with word that he will release a new solo EP. More

Nov 26, 2012

Giving the Madden franchise a run for its money in the realm of sports video gaming, Hot Chip have premiered a music video for their In Our Heads track "Don't Deny Your Heart." More

Demand Vinyl Singles Club to Feature Hot Chip, Saint Etienne, Laetitia Sadier, and more

Niki & The Dove, Moons, Memory Tapes, and others to Contribute to Vinyl Only Record Label

Nov 13, 2012

On January 1st 2013, new U.K. based vinyl only label Demand Vinyl will launch. The label is starting off with a subscriptions singles club, which will consist of a total of ten 7-inch singles featuring exclusive tracks by such artists as Memory Tapes, Hot Chip, Air France, Saint Etienne, Latitia Sadier, Niki & The Dove, Levek, and Moons, among others.  More

Watch: Hot Chip’s Black Cab Session

“Now There is Nothing” In the Back of a Cab

Sep 28, 2012

Hot Chip recently crawled into the back of a London cab to play a set for web series, Black Cab SessionsMore

Watch: Hot Chip Play Jimmy Kimmel Live!

“How Do You Do?” Quite Well, Thank You

Sep 27, 2012

Last night Hot Chip popped into Jimmy Kimmel Live! to perform In Our Heads cut, “How Do You Do.”  More

Sep 04, 2012

After messy around with green-screens for their In Our Heads single "How Do You Do," electro pop group Hot Chip have handed over the reins of the song to Scandinavian DJ and producer Todd Terje. More

Watch: Hot Chip - “How Do You Do?” Video

A.K.A. "Fun With Green Screens"

Jul 25, 2012

After delivering a fairly bizarre video collaboration with The Creator's Project, UK electro-pop outfit Hot Chip have turned right around with yet another music video, this time for their In Our Heads track "How Do You Do?" More

Watch: Hot Chip Play “Fallon”

Joined by The Roots

Jul 20, 2012

Last night Hot Chip brought their multi-dimensional dance grooves to the set of Jimmy Fallon, performing the track "Don't Deny Your Heart" from their electronic chart-topping new album In Our Heads. More

Jul 17, 2012

Partnering with the Creators Project, Hot Chip have premiered a video for "Look At Where We Are," the latest single off the band's latest album In Our Heads. More

Jul 12, 2012

Bummed you couldn’t get tickets to see Hot Chip play Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival set? A lot of people are, apparently. Today NPR announced that they’ll be streaming the sold-out, July 18 show.  More

Jun 04, 2012

Next week new albums by Hot Chip and The Tallest Man on Earth will see release on June 12. More

Under the Radar Announces Full Details for June/July Issue Featuring Yeasayer on the Cover

Issue also Includes Beach House, Liars, Hot Chip, Sigur Rós, Hot Chip, Father John Misty, Aubrey Plaza, and more

May 26, 2012

Under the Radar’s June/July 2012 Issue features Yeasayer on the cover as well as interviews with Beach House, ChromaticsPeaking LightsM. WardEdward Sharpe & The Magnetic ZerosLower DensSoulsavers featuring Dave GahanFather John Misty vs. Aubrey PlazaSigur RósHot Chip, and others.  More

Watch: Hot Chip - “Night and Day” Video

Featuring Reggie Watts, Actor Terrence Stamp, and Supermodel Lara Stone

May 21, 2012

After recently playing the track on Jools Holland last week, British dance rock ensemble Hot Chip have now debuted the official video for their new track "Night and Day." More

Watch: Hot Chip on “Jools Holland”

Perform "Night and Day"

May 16, 2012

Last night Hot Chip made an appearance as the latest musical guest on Later... with Jools Holland. More

Apr 18, 2012

Hot Chip have premiered, "Night and Day," the first single from their forthcoming fifth LP, In Our Heads. More

Hot Chip Announces Tour

Release In-Studio Video of New Track "Flutes"

Mar 16, 2012

With their new album In Our Heads scheduled for release this coming June, Hot Chip have announced they'll soon be hitting the road across Europe and the states. More

Hot Chip/LCD Soundsystem Live Album

Recorded November 10th in London

Nov 12, 2010

Two days ago, Hot Chip and LCD Soundsystem played a gig together at London’s Alexandra Palace. Now, thanks to the power of the Internet we can buy the resulting live album now.  More

Hot Chip and New Order’s Bernard Sumner Join Coverse Song Series

Collective Record Track, “Didn’t Know What Love Was”

Oct 06, 2010

The newest in a long line of Converse sponsored match-ups, Hot Chip and New Order’s Bernard Sumner recently collaborated on new track “Didn’t Know What Love Was.”  More

Hot Chip Hit The Road

U.S. Tour Kicks Off October 13th

Sep 24, 2010

Terrible puns, delicious electro indie, and (here’s hoping) a few displays of superpowers? Sounds like another Hot Chip tour. We have the dates.  More

MoogFest Adds Hot Chip, Girl Talk, School of Seven Bells, Panda Bear, and many more to 2010 Lineup

Massive Attack, MGMT, Jónsi, Thievery Corporation and Several Others Confirmed to Perform

Aug 10, 2010

AC Entertainment released the still expanding Lineup for MoogFest, the three-day festival, celebrating the innovative vision of sonic pioneer, Robert Moog, will take place Halloween weekend, October 29-31 in Asheville, NC. The MoogFest 2010 weekend kicks off Friday, October 29, with performances by MGMT, Big Boi, Girl Talk, and others. Artists joining Massive AttackThievery Corporation and Jónsi for Saturday, October 30, includes Four Tet, Caribou, and Matmos. On the final day, Hot Chip and Pretty Lights will headline. Check out the complete lineup.  More

Aug 03, 2010

With their new EP, We Have Remixes, set to release on September 7, Hot Chip will be touring North America in October supporting LCD Soundsystem. Hot Chip will also go interactive via a MXP4-powered release allowing fans to play and listen to remixes of "I Feel Better."

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Photos from Coachella 2010 Day Two Gallery - Devo, The Dead Weather, Muse, MGMT

Plus Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Dirty Projectors, Beach House

Apr 20, 2010

Staff photographer and Under the Radar's Co-Publisher/Co-Founder, Wendy Lynch Redfern, was down in Coachella, CA for Coachella 2010. Check out a gallery of her photos from the second day of Coachella 2010. The gallery includes photos of Devo, The Dead Weather, Muse, MGMT, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Dirty Projectors, Beach House. Click here to view the full gallery. More

New Hot Chip Video “I Feel Better”

Hot Chip: Now With 100% More Dancing

Mar 17, 2010

Dancing boy bands and super powers are like peanut butter and chocolate: they just taste better together. While you're still on your own for dessert combinations, you can get your fill of a gyrating boy band displaying a super (creepy) power in Hot Chip's new video, "I Feel Better." We have the clip. More

Feb 05, 2010

LDN electro-pop vets Hot Chip will release a new LP, One Life Stand, on February 9th through Astralwerks. Last night on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon the band collaborated with The Roots for a beat-centric rendition of the full-length's monogamy-themed title track. We have the video. More

Hot Chip Announces North American Tour Dates

One Life Stand Due in February

Nov 16, 2009

In support of their new album One Life Stand, Hot Chip has just released information on their upcoming North American tour. They have arranged for special guests The xx to join them on tour. You don't want to miss this when they come through your town. More

Nov 10, 2009

The fourth album from the London electro-pop crew Hot Chip is now cleverly titled One Life Stand and will drop into our ears in physical and digital formats on February 9th through Astralwerks. (In the U.K., the release is slated for February 8th via Parlophone.) You can listen to the first song from the LP, "Take It In." More

Hot Chip Preps New Album

Band Plans February Release

Nov 03, 2009

Hot Chip are "Ready For the Floor." In February—according to their website—the British dance-band will return with a yet-untitled follow-up to last year's Made in the Dark. More


Interviews

Joe Goddard

Pop for the People

Jul 06, 2017

As a founding member of both Hot Chip and The 2 Bears, Joe Goddard has pitched buoyant electronica that made our hearts roar and our feet rap. On his second  solo record, the jubilant Electric Lines, not much has changedGoddard proves himself yet again a sage of electro-pop. More


Reviews

Why Make Sense?

Why Make Sense?

Domino

May 15, 2015

Hot Chip have built a career on transcending and challenging the parameters of dance music. More

Coachella Day 2 Recap: Bat For Lashes, Hot Chip, The Postal Service, Phoenix, and More

April 20th, 2013

Apr 21, 2013

 

And now on to talking about the music. Specifically GuardsSavagesBat For LashesMajor Lazer Hot ChipThe Postal ServiceThe xx, and Phoenix.


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We Have Remixes EP

We Have Remixes EP

Astralwerks

Oct 28, 2010

Much like their synth guru forefathers, Hot Chip write and arrange music that was meant to be remixed by people who were born to make us dance. Although they've released three consecutive critically acclaimed records, Hot Chip albums as beginning-to-end complete musical statements arefranklyoverrated. More

Coachella 2010 Day Two Report – Camera Obscura, Muse, MGMT, Hot Chip, and more

Apr 18, 2010

Day two of Coachella 2010 alas offered few highlights. This year Coachella has put way too many great artists on Sunday's bill, which will inevitably lead to a lot of Sophie's Choice-like moments of picking between which favorite artists to see. Whereas Saturday's bill suffered from a lack of must see artists, there was no shortage of artists worth checking out, it's just that few of them delivered. Matters were not helped by the fact that the best set I saw was also the first set I saw. Almost everything underwhelmed after that. More

Coachella 2010 Day 2 Recap: Beach House, Camera Obscura, Muse, and More

April 17th, 2010

Apr 18, 2010

Day two started out much like day one, in fulltilt. Despite a bevy of physical ailments left over from yesterday's marathon, making it to Camera Obscura's set on time was worth another painful sprint across the field. However day two was light on the heavy hitters, and after the initial close call, I didn't have to hustle to see sets from Beach House, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Hot Chip, MGMT, and Muse. More