Joe Goddard: “Lose Your Love” Video

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December 1st, 2016
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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, makes a welcome return with his new solo single “Lose Your Love”. The Emotions-sampling house tune comes accompanied by a weird video, which was directed by Fred Rowson. Joe Goddard’s first solo album “Harvest Festival” was released all the way back in 2009.

The single “Lose Your Love” is out now on Greco-Roman. Get it here.

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Michael Mayer & Joe Goddard: “For You”

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Michael Mayer & Joe Goddard: “For You”

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October 13th, 2016
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German producer and Kompakt label co-founder Michael Mayer is getting ready to drop his third album “&”, a follow-up to 2012’s “Mantasy”, later this month. Every track on the album is a collaboration. Today, we’re treated to a stream of the record’s second single “For You”, a quality piece of deep, melodic house featuring vocals from Hot Chip’s Joe Goddard. The 12-track record also features collaborations with Friendly Fires’ Ed Macfarlane, Gui Boratto, Roman Flügel, Prins Thomas, Kölsch, and more.

The album “&” drops on October 28th via !K7 Records. Pre-order it here.

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Michael Mayer: “Good Times” (feat. Jeppe Kjellberg)

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YACHT: “Ringtone (Joe Goddard Remix)”

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November 11th, 2015
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YACHT, the Portland-via-Los-Angeles electro-pop duo of Jona Bechtolt and Claire L. Evans, have shared this fine remix of their track “Ringtone” by Hot Chip’s Joe Goddard. In his own words: “I love YACHT; I think their music and their live performances are mesmerising, and they are just plain good people. For this release, I wanted to make an old-fashioned Chicago banger as if the Eurythmics were remixed by DJ Pierre.” The track “Ringtone” appears on the pair’s new album “I Thought The Future Would Be Cooler”, out now via Downtown Records. Get it here.

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YACHT: “I Thought The Future Would Be Cooler”

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Hot Chip: “Started Right (Joe Goddard Disco Remix)”

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August 27th, 2015
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Hot Chip just dropped a new remix package for their current single “Started Right”, featuring reworks from band member Joe Goddard and LA-based vocalist and producer Seven Davis Jr. As expected, Hot Chip’s own Joe Goddard delivers the goods, an eight-minute remix that takes the already funk-filled original straight to disco heaven.

The single “Started Right” is lifted from the band’s sixth album “Why Make Sense?”. Just in case you missed it, watch the Rollo Jackson-directed video for the track here. The remix package is out now digitally via Domino. Get it here.

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Hot Chip: “Need You Now”

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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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Stream: The 2 Bears: “Angel (Touch Me)”

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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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Stream: Joe Goddard & Boris Dlugosch: “Step Together”

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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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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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