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Concerts

Hot Chip performing at Celebrate Brooklyn.

July 19, 2012 This Celebrate Brooklyn show reminded us that bands can still play dance music the old school way.

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The xx performs at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

April 24, 2010 Hear the dance-pop group Hot Chip and hypnotic rock band The xx live from Washington, D.C.

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Studio Sessions

Hot Chip performs on KCRW.

October 17, 2012 Watch the British electro-pop band perform "Look At Where We Are" in KCRW's studios.

Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor.

August 16, 2012 Watch Hot Chip perform In Our Head's catchiest single, "Night and Day," in The Current studios.

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May 22, 2008 Hot Chip moves into ballad territory on its latest CD, with exploding synths and airy vocals.

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November 29, 2006 Hot Chip's danceable indie-rock mixes shimmering pop and harder, techno-inspired electronics.

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Interviews & Profiles

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February 7, 2008 The British electro-pop band Hot Chip tweaks old sounds in its new songs.

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Discover Songs

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April 26, 2010 When Hot Clip slides into the chorus of "Take It In," the effect is unequivocally glorious.

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January 24, 2008 Hear Ray Davies, Patty Larkin, music from Belize, Lightspeed Champion and Hot Chip.

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June 29, 2006 The wickedly funky song brandishes an infectious, multi-percussive, synthesized lockstep groove.

Reviews

Tracey Thorn album

December 23, 2010 Tucker's diverse picks include albums by Tracey Thorn, Kanye West, Joanna Newsom and Arcade Fire.

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April 26, 2010 When Hot Clip slides into the chorus of "Take It In," the effect is unequivocally glorious.

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February 19, 2010 Music critic Ken Tucker reviews British dance act Hot Chip's fourth album, One Life Stand.

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January 2, 2008 Lizzie Goodman of Blender spins new music from Cat Power, Hot Chip and Cassie.

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June 29, 2006 The wickedly funky song brandishes an infectious, multi-percussive, synthesized lockstep groove.

More Stories

Hot Chip's new album, In Our Heads, comes out June 12.

June 3, 2012 The British electronic quintet's fifth album is a sincere, expansive declaration of romantic love.

Hot Chip: (from left) Alexis Taylor, Al Doyle, Owen Clarke, Joe Goddard and Felix Martin.

August 1, 2012 The remix of "Look At Where We Are" adds electronic kick without losing the song's human element.

Underneath their helmets, the members of Daft Punk are actually listening to Making Time Radio.

May 13, 2012 Hear a mix of futuristic dancefloor fillers, including music from Four Tet, Grimes and Hot Chip.

Clockwise from upper left: Sarah Jaffe, Hot Chip, Bobby Womack, Dirty Projectors.

April 10, 2012 On this week's show: fist-pumping Canadian rock, the return of soul icon Bobby Womack and more.

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