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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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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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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La.Ga.Sta. OFF The Road #31

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November 11th, 2012
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[Artwork: Yannis Dragasakis]

Ride on time! Here is our latest episode of our weekly radio show “OFF The Road” for your listening pleasure. It features some of our favorite new tracks by the likes of Tensnake, Lee Foss, Classixx, Maxxi Soundsystem, The Miracles Club, Kolombo, and Matthias Zimmermann, among others. We’ll be back for more rides next Saturday on Off Radio, from 22:00 to 23:00 EET. Make sure to check out our previous radio shows on Mixcloud. Enjoy!

Playlist:
01. TB – Invitation To Love
02. Shindu – Just Go (Cyclist Remix)
03. Lee Foss & MK – Goodnight Moon
04. Maxxi Soundsystem – Stella’s Way
05. Matthias Zimmermann – Paul
06. The 2 Bears – Bear Hug (Softwar Remix)
07. Classixx – Stranger Love (RAC Mix)
08. The Miracles Club – U&ME
09. Tensnake feat. Syron – Mainline
10. Lorenz Rhode – Superficial Robots feat. Coco Solid (Jimmy Edgar Remix)
11. Panama – It’s Not Over (Ejeca’s Rave To The Grave Remix)
12. Kolombo – Sustain

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La.Ga.Sta. OFF The Road #24

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July 15th, 2012
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OFF THE ROAD #24 by La.Ga.Sta. on Mixcloud

OFF we go again. Here is our last radio show for the summer. You can now listen/download it below. Many thanks to all of you for your support and kind words. Enjoy the ride!

Playlist:
01. Pyramid – The Frontier
02. Tanner Ross – Straight To The Moon
03. The 2 Bears – Warm & Easy (Leo Zero Remix)
04. Mark E feat. Robert Owens – We Could Love
05. Karmon – Wowshit
06. Shelby Grey – Wild Youth (Goldroom Remix)
07. Yuksek – The Edge (Aeroplane Remix)
08. Bodyspasm – Twenty Radios (A.N.D.Y. Remix)
09. Montevideo  – Horses (Zimmer Remix)
10. PillowTalk – Sunny
11. Poolside – Next To You

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The 2 Bears: “Warm & Easy” Video

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July 10th, 2012
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The 2 Bears, aka Hot Chip’s Joe Goddard and Raf Rundell, just unveiled this video for the laid-back summery song “Warm & Easy”, off the duo’s debut album “Be Strong”. The video follows the Girl & Chocolate skateboard riders, aka Trunk Boyz, were touring early this year in Panama, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. Below, you can preview Leo Zero’s tasty remix of the track. The single is out now on Out now on DFA/Southern Fried Records.

Directed by Federico Vitetta.

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[41:55] Mix O’Clock

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June 29th, 2012
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It’s the weekend! Here is our new Mix O’Clock – a selection of old and new tunes for your car stereo. Eight tracks that we have already road tested and that you can now grab for free. Total driving time: 41 minutes. C’mon, let’s take a ride!

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[6:02] The Rapture: “In The Grace Of Your Love” [Pional Remix] [mp3]

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[4:20] Ladyhawke: “Sunday Drive” [Villa Remix] [mp3]

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[3:52] Poindexter: “Helpless” [Knight One Remix] [mp3]

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[3:12] AlunaGeorge: “You Know You Like It” [Bondax Remix] [mp3]

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[4:48] The 2 Bears: “Take A look Around” [Blamma! Blamma! Remix] [mp3]

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[7:08] Strip Steve feat. Puro Instinct: “Astral Projection” [KiNK Instrumental] [mp3]

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[5:31] Sneaky Sound System: “Friends” [Jonny Pow!! Remix] [mp3]

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[7:05] ColeCo: “Ricky Smiley” [mp3]

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Saint Etienne x The Time And Space Machine

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May 16th, 2012
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Richard Norris, aka The Time And Space Machine, who has just released his second album “Taste The Lazer”, works his magic on Saint Etienne’s new track “Heading For The Fair”. The result is a big Balearic tune with a gorgeous piano breakdown that clocks in at almost eight minutes. It’s taken from the deluxe edition of Saint Etienne’s new album, “Words And Music”, their first in seven years. The release also includes reworks by Erol Alkan, The 2 Bears, The Golden Filter, Kisses, Beat Connection, Summer Camp, amongst others. Out on May 21 via Universal.

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mp3: Saint Etienne: “I’ve Got Your Music” [The Golden Filter Remix]

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