Hot Chip: “Huarache Lights” Video

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February 10th, 2015
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After a long wait, Hot Chip are finally back in action with their sixth album “Why Make Sense?”, their first since 2012′s “In Our Heads”. Today, we’re treated to a video for the album’s infectious lead single “Huarache Lights”, based on a light installation by artist Robert Bell and filmed in one take by Andy Knowles. Recorded in Oxfordshire and London and produced by Hot Chip with Mark Ralph, the record will arrive on May 18th via Domino.

Pre-order your copy here.

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Hot Chip: “Dark & Stormy”

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New Build: “Pour It On” Video

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January 10th, 2015
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New Build, the London trio of Hot Chip’s Al Doyle and Felix Martin with engineer Tom Hopkins, have shared a video for their latest single “Pour It On”, the title track and standout cut from their recently released second album on Sunday Best Recordings. The clip was directed by filmmaker Richard Heslop, best known for his classic music videos for bands such as The Smiths, The Cure, New Order and the Happy Mondays, and starring British performance artist Rachel Gomme. Watch the video above, and make sure to grab a free download of Table Man’s superb remix of “Pour It On” below.

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New Build: “Look In Vain”

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Sunday #213

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December 21st, 2014
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This Sunday afternoon we revisit this much-played cover of William Onyeabor’s 1978 song “Atomic Bomb” by Hot Chip. This superb cover is taken from “WHAT?! – William Onyeabor Remixed”, a fine compilation of remixes and covers, out now via David Byrne’s label Luaka Bop. Enjoy the ride!

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Download: “20 Tracks For 200 Sundays” – A Mixtape by La.Ga.Sta.

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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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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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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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