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Hot Chip performs on KCRW.
October 17, 2012 The British electro-pop band drops by the KCRW studios to perform on Morning Becomes Eclectic. Watch them play "Look At Where We Are," the sweetest single from their latest album, In Our Heads.
August 16, 2012 Watch Hot Chip, sans producer Joe Goddard (he flew in late because he's a new dad), perform "Night and Day," in The Current studios, the day before the band embarked on its North American tour.
Hot Chip: (from left) Alexis Taylor, Al Doyle, Owen Clarke, Joe Goddard and Felix Martin.
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August 1, 2012 The remix of "Look At Where We Are" adds electronic kick without losing the song's human element.
Hot Chip performing at Celebrate Brooklyn.
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July 19, 2012 The British quintet rocked an outdoor crowd at Celebrate Brooklyn, reminding us some bands still make dance music the old school way: with instruments played in real time by multiple human beings.
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Hot Chip's new album, In Our Heads, comes out June 12.
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June 3, 2012 The British electronic quintet continues to move its obsession with the varieties of the dance-music experience toward feelings of sincerity and romance.
Underneath their helmets, the members of Daft Punk are actually listening to Making Time Radio.
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May 13, 2012 For the past 12 years, Making Time Radio host Dave P. has been throwing futuristic dance parties in Philadelphia and New York. Hear a 24/7 stream of his favorite songs and latest jams, including music from LCD Soundsystem, Four Tet, Grimes and Hot Chip.
Clockwise from upper left: Sarah Jaffe, Hot Chip, Bobby Womack, Dirty Projectors.
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April 10, 2012 On this week's show, Bob Boilen and Jacob Ganz discuss music that wants to punch you in the face, and why the band Hot Chip reminds Jacob of the classic slacker film Dazed and Confused.
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Tracey Thorn's third album focuses on the small details in life: weddings, singles bars and the size of one's jeans.
December 23, 2010 Fresh Air's pop music critic, Ken Tucker, picks the best music of 2010, including albums by Tracey Thorn, Kanye West and Arcade Fire. He also pays tribute to Kate McGarrigle, the Canadian singer who died of cancer last January.
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When Hot Clip slides into the chorus of "Take It In," the effect is unequivocally glorious.
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April 26, 2010 The British electro-pop group mixes sweaty, thumping club beats and quirky melodies with the sort of heart-on-sleeve confessionals that'd befit a singer-songwriter. It's a strange combination, but a winning one; never before has the group nailed the formula quite the way it does in "Take It In."
The xx performs at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.
April 24, 2010 Wildly infectious dance beats meet dark, hypnotic rock when Hot Chip and The xx took the stage for a night of live music, webcast on NPR Music Saturday.
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