New Build: “Look In Vain” Video

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October 3rd, 2014
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We’ve already heard first single “The Sunlight” and seen its clip, and now London-based trio New Build, consisting of Hot Chip’s Al Doyle and Felix Martin along with studio engineer Tom Hopkins, have dropped a new video for their second single “Look In Vain”, which you can now watch above. “Look In Vain” will appear on New Build’s forthcoming second album “Pour It On”, due out on October 20th via Sunday Best. Pre-order here.

Directed by Jason Bradbury.

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The 2 Bears: “Not This Time” Video

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September 9th, 2014
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The 2 Bears, aka Hot Chip’s Joe Goddard and Raphael ‘Raf Dadd’ Rundell, just dropped this crazy good video for their infectious new single “Not This Time”, featuring London’s drag collective Sink The Pink. The track will appear on the duo’s forthcoming second album “The Night Is Young”, which will land on October 13th via Southern Fried Records.

Directed by Dan Cadan.

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Stream: The 2 Bears: “Get Out”

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The 2 Bears: “Get Out”

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August 29th, 2014
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London-based duo The 2 Bears, aka Hot Chip’s Joe Goddard and Raphael ‘Raf Daddy’ Rundell, return to our pages with another taster of their forthcoming new album, “The Night Is Young”, which will arrive on October 13th via Southern Fried Records. Here’s the album’s opening track, “Get Out”, for your listening pleasure. And just in case you missed it, make sure to check out the duo’s previous single, the piano-led house jam “Angel (Touch Me)”, below.

You can pre-order the album “The Night Is Young” here.

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New Build: “The Sunlight”

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July 31st, 2014
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After well over two years since the release of their debut album “Yesterday Was Lived And Lost”, New Build, the London-based trio which consists of Hot Chip’s Al Doyle and Felix Martin along with studio engineer Tom Hopkins, are coming back with a second album entitled “Pour It On”, which will land on October 20th via Sunday Best Recordings. In the meantime, here’s an edit of the album’s opening track, “The Sunlight”, for your listening pleasure. After getting your fill of New Build’s new tune, you can pre-order the album here.

Update: Check out the video for “The Sunlight”, directed by Sam Lawlor & Lindsay Pollock.

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mpFree: New Build: “Do You Not Feel Loved?”

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Joe Goddard: “Endless Love” (feat. Betsy)

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July 24th, 2014
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Hot Chip member and Greco-Roman co-founder Joe Goddard, who also spends time as one half of London-based dance duo The 2 Bears, is getting ready to unleash yet more quality deep house burners. His new five-track effort, “Endless Love”, his third solo EP for Greco-Roman, is just around the corner, and now we’re getting our first taste of what’s to come. Here’s the EPs title track, which finds Joe Goddard teaming up with vocalist Betsy to deliver a dancefloor heater in his own unmistakable style. Give it a few spins above.

Joe Goddard’s “Endless Love” EP, which follows last year’s much-played “Taking Over” EP, will drop on July 28th via Greco-Roman. You can pre-order your copy here. Update: Below, you can watch the video for “Endless Love”, directed by Camilla & Marc Gomez.

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Nimmo And The Gauntletts: “Others” Video

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June 25th, 2014
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Rising London five-piece band Nimmo And The Gauntletts, fronted by Sarah Nimmo and Reva Gauntlett, will finally be dropping their gorgeous single “Others” on July 14th via Kitsuné. That’s a good enough reason to revisit the colorful video for the track, directed by Balthazar Klarwein. Also, make sure to check out a rather fine remix of “Others” by Hot Chip’s Joe Goddard, below. The release also comes backed with remixes by the likes of Wild Beasts, Reset Safari and Parisian duo Logo.

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Alexis Taylor: “Without A Crutch (2)” Video

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May 23rd, 2014
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Hot Chip’s frontman Alexis Taylor has just shared the video for his new single “Without A Crutch (2)”, taken from his forthcoming second solo album “Await Barbarians”, the follow-up to 2008′s “Rubbed Out”, which will drop on June 9th via Domino. You can pre-order your copy here.

Directed by Ben Stockley.

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The 2 Bears: “Angel (Touch Me)”

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April 25th, 2014
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Two years after the release of their superb debut album “Be Strong”, London-based duo The 2 Bears, aka Hot Chip’s Joe Goddard and Raf Rundell, also known as DJ Raf Daddy, return to our speakers with their brand-new single “Angel (Touch Me)”, a summery piano-led house jam featuring vocals from Kwaito legend Senyaka, which was inspired by the Wim Wenders’ 1987 classic film “Wings Of Desire”.

“Angel (Touch Me)” is the lead single from the duo’s forthcoming new album “The Night Is Young”, which is set for release on October 13th via Southern Fried Records. The single will drop on June 30th. You can pre-order your copy here.

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Stream: John Wizards: “Muizenberg” [The 2 Bears Remix]

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John Wizards: “Muizenberg (The 2 Bears Remix)”

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December 20th, 2013
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It’s certainly been quite some time since we’ve heard anything new from The 2 Bears, aka Hot Chip’s Joe Goddard and Raf Rundell, but now they’re back in action with a remix of Cape Town’s John Wizards sun-soaked single “Muizenberg”, a standout track from their self-titled debut album on Planet Mu. This superb remix find The 2 Bears stretching the tune into a nine-plus-minutes of playful house. It’s truly something special.

Update: Watch the animated video for “Muizenberg”, directed by Sebastian Borckenhagen.

The “Muizenberg” EP is out now via Planet Mu. Get it here.

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Joe Goddard: “Taking Over” Video

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November 9th, 2013
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Hot Chip member and Greco-Roman co-head Joe Goddard has shared this fantastic video for “Taking Over”, which features a singing kebab! The track appears on his latest solo EP of the same title, out now via DFA/Greco-Roman. Peep the clip above, and take another ride with his new remix for London Grammar’s stripped-back cover of Kavinsky’s “Nightcall”. Joe Goddard can do no wrong.

Directed by Mark James.

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