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Video of the Moment #1887: Hot Chip

 
By on Saturday, 15th August 2015 at 6:00 pm
 

Electronic dance stalwarts Hot Chip have a new promo video out for ‘Starting Right’, an absurdly catchy song from their current album ‘Why Make Sense?’ Just as absurd is watching a woman lip sync to Alexis Taylor’s falsetto in a club. Is this video even necessary? Not really, but it’s a unique vehicle for an otherwise exemplary song. And it’s Saturday night, it’s time to dance, and let’s face it, who needs an excuse for a Hot Chip video. Am I right?

Catch Hot Chip on tour in the UK in October. For more on Hot Chip on TGTF, head here.

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ywuu2pKraQ[/youtube]

 

Hot Chip / October 2015 UK Tour

 
By on Tuesday, 21st April 2015 at 9:00 am
 

Header photo by Steve Gullick

Electro-pop quintet Hot Chip have announced a new run of headline dates in the UK for October including London’s Brixton Academy on the 22nd of October. The new live dates follow Hot Chip’s already sold out UK dates in May, which coincide with their new album ‘Why Make Sense?’, due for release on the 18th of May on Domino Records. Along with the live dates announcement, Hot Chip have also released a limited edition white label 12” featuring remixes of ‘Need You Now’ from Percussions (Kieran Hebden) and ‘Huarache Lights’ from band member Joe Goddard.

The band’s scheduled summer festival appearances include Glastonbury, T in the Park and Green Man. A full listing of Hot Chip’s worldwide live dates can be found on the band’s Web site.

Tickets for the following shows will be available for general sale starting Friday the 24th of April at 10 AM. Support on the October UK headline dates comes from new Domino signing Georgia for all dates except London, which will be opened by LoneLady. Previous TGTF coverage of Hot Chip, including the official video for ‘Need You Now’, can be found here.

Tuesday 13th October 2015 – Bristol Academy
Wednesday 14th October 2015 – Portsmouth Pyramid Centre
Friday 16th October 2015 – Glasgow Barrowland
Saturday 17th October 2015 – Manchester Albert Hall
Sunday 18th October 2015 – Leeds Beckett University
Tuesday 20th October 2015 – Nottingham Rock City
Wednesday 21st October 2015 – Cambridge Corn Exchange
Thursday 22nd October 2015 – London Brixton Academy

 

Video of the Moment #1777: Hot Chip

 
By on Thursday, 2nd April 2015 at 6:00 pm
 

Hot Chip kind of fell off our radar after Joe Goddard went off to do The 2 Bears and their last album, ‘In Our Heads’, which came out in 2012. On the 18th of May, they’re releasing their sixth studio album, ‘Why Make Sense?’ on Domino Records, and now they’ve released the promo video for ‘Need You Now’, the second taster to the album released to the wild (the first being ‘Huarache Lights’, the song you will get for instant download if you preorder the album now). So does Alexis Taylor have a clone or what? Watch the video below and find out.

All past coverage on Hot Chip on TGTF is right here.

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfH5LmhvQQk[/youtube]

 

Video of the Moment #1053: Hot Chip

 
By on Wednesday, 28th November 2012 at 6:00 pm
 

Like football and Hot Chip? Then this new video for ‘Don’t Deny Your Heart’ from the dance band is tailor made for you. Watch it below.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gf3bmQh8_dM[/youtube]

 

Live Gig Video: Hot Chip play ‘Now There is Nothing’ for Black Cab Sessions

 
By on Wednesday, 3rd October 2012 at 4:00 pm
 

What happens when you squeeze Hot Chip in the back of a black cab? You get this video for a unique version of ‘Now There is Nothing’ (including Alexis Taylor playing an acoustic guitar!), from the band’s current album ‘In Our Heads’. Watch it below.

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/50065525[/vimeo]

 

Video of the Moment #902: Hot Chip

 
By on Friday, 27th July 2012 at 6:00 pm
 

Hot Chip go all ’80s in their new video for ‘How Do You Do’. Surfing, skateboarding, line dancing and creative use of the green screen, it’s all here folks. Watch it below.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zd_JW73R1Wk[/youtube]

 
 
 

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