Alexis Taylor’s swapping the synths for a piano.
“I really liked the idea of Bowie looking out and watching over the whole festival.”
An octopus by Grimes, a dolphin by Rustie or a sandwich by The Rubens could be yours.
“Sugar Mountain is a music festival for people who don’t always enjoy music festivals.”
“A class act once again.”
The UK electro outfit will play four headline Australian shows alongside their Sugar Mountain 2016 festival appearance.
As well as blank stares and outlandishly coordinated outfits, Hot Chip are also known for their awesome live covers. Lately, they’ve been injecting a bit of The Boss into their sets, busting out a cover of your dad’s favourite song, Dancing In The Dark by Bruce Springsteen, as well as LCD Soundsystem’s All My Friends.
Sugar Mountain has unleashed the stellar lineup taking to Melbourne’s Victorian College of the Arts in January 2016, featuring the likes of British electro outfit Hot Chip, Aussie rockers Dirty Three and homegrown hero Courtney Barnett. International acts such as Empress Of, Viet Cong and Julio Bashmore will also be heading down under for the
Hot Chip frontman Alexis Taylor comes off largely as you’d expect for a man with a penchant for loud woollen jumpers and large-lens glasses. He’s bookish, careful with his words but still a delight. It’s this kind of dorky charm that has helped Hot Chip hold their place at the top of the indie electronic
Illusive and Funf Touring have announced the launch of a new travelling indoor dance festival set to take over venues in Melbourne and Sydney. Taking place over the Queen’s Birthday weekend this June, HOLEANDCORNER boasts a lineup featuring Hot Chip DJs, Matthew Dear, and Guy J. Since forming in 2000, Hot Chip have stood as
For some time now Hot Chip have been the trusted guardians of England’s electronic music scene and there is no sign of the group slowing down now that a new ‘one-off’ single titled Dark & Stormy has surfaced. The single was premiered on Zane Lowe’s BBC Radio 1 show and will be released in the
Well, it ain’t new music from Hot Chip but it ain’t too far from it either – vocalist, percussionist and synth-wizard Joe Goddard has dropped a new 8 minute solo track, She Burns, that wouldn’t be entirely out of place on a record from his regular gig. Goddard has put all of his signature quirk
Not everything is running smoothly at Field Day Festival in Sydney today. UK band Hot Chip, who were scheduled to perform a live set at 5:35pm, only delivered a short DJ set after organisers announced that the band’s gear had failed to arrive at the festival. Punters vented their anger on the official Field Day
UK electropop group Hot Chip have announced a run of Australian tour dates for early 2013
Although it’s unclear when UK electro outfit Hot Chip will return to Australia to tour their recently released 5th studio album In Our Heads, the popular demand generated from the band’s upcoming UK tour in October has prompted Hot Chip to get creative in adding an extra date to the schedule. As opposed to assigning
During an interview with In The Mix, Hot Chip member Alexis Taylor has revealed that the UK electro outfit hopes to be touring Australia by the end of 2012 or the beginning of 2013. The tour would be in support of Hot Chip’s upcoming fifth studio album In Our Heads, which is due out in
A recently aired episode of The Simpsons has featured English electo indie outfit Hot Chip’s song Boy from School from the band’s 2006 record The Warning.
Hot Chip have released a new single, titled Night And Day, from their new album In Our Heads, which is due for release on the 11th June. This is the first proper single to be released from the album, and is being released in conjunction with Record Store Day as a 12″ vinyl. We’ve already
Hot Chip have released their first single from their forthcoming new studio album, titled In Our Heads. The video contains into-the-studio footage mixed in with a nausea-inducing spinning camera. It’s worth it though. The new album is the follow-up to their 2010 album One Life Stand; the new album will be released on 11th June
Hot Chip have now announced their new studio album, titled In Our Heads, which will be released in June, along with a tracklisting. The new album is the follow-up to their 2010 album One Life Stand, and has 11 tracks in total. Hot Chip member Joe Goddard recently toured Australia on the Stereosonic line-up with