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The 70 Best Albums of 2019

From forward-looking electronic and experimental to new approaches in the ever-evolving R&B scene, from hip-hop and punk to rock and pop, 2019 bestowed an embarrassment of musical riches upon us.

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20 Questions: Alexis Taylor

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Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor Flys to New Destinations on 'Beautiful Thing'

With the help of Tim Goldsworthy, of DFA and LCD Soundsystem fame, Alexis Taylor further distances himself from the Hot Chip sound, making room for a co-pilot to navigate him to new sonic destinations.

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Joe Goddard: Electric Lines

Hot Chip's Joe Goddard takes a solo turn with Electric Lines.

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Soulwax: From Deewee

Soulwax return after their soundtrack excursion Belgica with From Deewee which was recorded live in one take.

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The Radio Dept.: Running Out of Love

Running Out of Love is an exceptional political document that takes on the current state of the world.

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How Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor Found His Inner Adele

Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor goes solo and goes stark, with a sparse, voice-and-piano album that is unlike anything he's ever done.

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Damon Albarn and Hot Chip: Machines, Love, and Music

It's not just journalists, politicians, and academics that are responding to the changing nature of work. Artists, too, are engaged in this enterprise.

Max Harris
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Hot Chip - "Started Right" (video)

Hot Chip's new video "Started Right" is a winner.

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Governors Ball Day 3: Fascinations with Lana Del Ray, Noel Gallagher, Tame Impala + More (Photos)

The final day of Governors Ball had some amazing sets including Noel Gallagher, Flying Lotus, Hot Chip and Royal Blood.

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Hot Chip Announces New Album, Releases New Single "Hurache Lights" (video)

The British electro-pop outfit Hot Chip has just announced their newest LP, Why Make Sense? They've also released a video for the groovy first single "Huarache Lights".

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James Yorkston: The Cellardyke Recording and Wassailing Society

The veteran Scottish folksinger teams up with KT Tunstall and Hot Chip, yet remains his own singularly talented man.

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bEEdEEgEE: SUM/ONE

SUM/ONE has enough excellently trippy dance tracks to overlook a few sub-par songs.

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Hot Chip - "Dark and Stormy" (stream)

Hot Chip is back with a new one-off single, "Dark and Stormy", to be released July 22.

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Hot Chip: 21 July 2012 - Philadelphia

You might be a bit shy or afraid to hit the dance floor, but go to a Hot Chip show.

Kevin Coyle
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Taking It All In: The Pitchfork Music Festival 2012 (Saturday)

Day two at Pitchfork 2012 was heavy of hip-hop and electronic acts but light on headliners able to carry major music festival.

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Summer 2012 New Music Playlist

Another new tunes playlist with notes for a sizzling summer soundtrack, including Passion Pit, Liars, and Teen Daze.

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Hot Chip: In Our Heads

Infectious synth hooks, dancefloor-ready bass, and mature, heartfelt lyricism... Hot Chip have done it again.

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Hot Chip Covers Prince's "If I Was Your Girlfriend"

Hot Chip releases their latest album 'In Our Heads' next week, but in the meantime the group stopped by Zane Lowe’s radio to play a cover version of this well-known Prince tune.

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New Build: 13 March 2012 - New York

Familiar faces in a reconfigured band line up play NYC.

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About Group: Start and Complete

Comprised of past or present members of – or contributors to – Hot Chip, This Heat and Spiritualized, About Group craft a sophomore release that’s somewhat improvisational in nature to surprisingly listenable results.

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LCD Soundsystem + Shit Robot: 30 March 2011 - New York

Wednesday’s show at Terminal 5 already seemed like the penultimate ending to an incredible tenure.

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The Year in Music: August 2010

Continuing out look at the year’s most notable events in the world of music, here’s what happened in August 2010.

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Moogfest: 29 October 2010 - Asheville, NC

25,000 Halloween revelers enjoy festival honoring Bob Moog with 60 bands over three days.

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Hot Chip: We Have Remixes EP

Whatever your point of view on remix etiquette, the DJ game is all about individuality, and, for better or for worse, there's plenty of that to be had here.

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Hot Chip + Hercules and Love Affair + Holy Ghost!: 4 Aug 2010 - New York

Holy Ghost! provided enough early excitement to last through two subsequently disappointing sets from their label-mates.

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Hot Chip: Hot Chip with Robert Wyatt and Geese EP

Hot Chip move from the dance floor to the chill-out room with a bonafide Brit rock legend on this pleasant surprise of an EP.

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Hot Chip: Hold On/Touch Too Much Remixes EP

One of the biggest pleasures of listening to Hot Chip is their delicious Britishness. Can a remix ever recapture that?

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