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Hot Chip: Coming on Strong (Astralwerks)

Review by Will Hermes, Spin, January 2006

TIMMY THOMAS' 1972 beat-boxdriven hit 'Why Can't We Live Together?' is a paradigm of how machine rhythms can make the human voice sound simultaneously stalwart ...

Hot Chip: The Warning ****

Review by Paul Morley, Observer, The, May 2006

The style-mag favourites walk the irony tightrope with their airy electro-pop. Paul Morley applauds from the stalls ...

Hot Chip: Made in the Dark ****

Review by Ben Thompson, Observer, The, January 2008

You might know them as pop nerds, but Ben Thompson just loves their power ballads ...

Hot Chip: The League of Very Ordinary Gentlemen

Profile and Interview by Dorian Lynskey, Spin, February 2008

Everybody seems to love Hot Chip's catchy, endearing dance pop. But are these bookish Brits ready to love everybody back? ...

Hot Chip/Todd Rundgren: That's one potent hot toddy

Interview by Paul Lester, Guardian, The, July 2008

Hot Chip gave Todd Rundgren his first hit in 35 years. Rundgren talks to the band's Alexis Taylor - and almost causes an international incident. ...

Hot Chip: Brixton Academy, London

Live Review by Caroline Sullivan, Guardian, The, November 2008

"WELCOME TO the Hot Chip show," shouts guitarist Al Doyle, as if priming the crowd for a Vegas cabaret act rather than five Londoners whose ...

Hot Chip: One Life Stand ****

Review and Interview by Andrew Mueller, Uncut, February 2010

Beguiling fourth from the impressively unclassifiable London brainiacs. ...

Hot Chip: Academy, Newcastle ****

Live Review by Dave Simpson, Guardian, The, February 2010

HOT CHIP walk on to deafening applause… on tape. Then the real audience start clapping, not just at their arrival, but at the audacity of ...

LCD Soundsystem, Hot Chip: Alexandra Palace, London

Live Review by Stephen Dalton, Times, The, November 2010

LIKE AN indie-rock version of the Special Relationship, the New York disco-punks LCD Soundsystem and their London electro-pop soulmates Hot Chip are on a joint ...

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