Trials + Tribulations

Finding Reasons
September 16, 2011, 12:05 pm
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Here’s a new track from a new group calling themselves New Build. It features two members of Hot Chip (Felix and Al) and another member from Planningtorock. Check out their first song “Finding Reasons” below and more details about them soon hopefully.

Bear Hug / Gabriel
July 30, 2011, 10:18 am
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The 2 Bears‘ last EP Bear Hug contained one of the summer’s best club tracks, the eponymous banger “Bear Hug.” Now Southern Fried Records has released a remix collection featuring edits by Joe Goddard’s Hot Chip bandmate Felix Martin, Jam Factory, and more. Listen to the EP below and buy it from iTunes or Beatport.

Joe Goddard is also getting set to release a new solo EP called Gabriel. The EP features contributions from vocalist Valentina and Jesse Rose. The limitied edition 12″ with hand-painted artwork is out August 22nd on Greco Roman/DFA. Here’s the titular song:

Losing My Patience
March 22, 2011, 1:09 pm
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Hmm let’s just make it DFA day on T&T why don’t we? The label just upped this Hot Chip remix of Shit Robot’s “Losing My Patience” which happens to feature Hot Chip’s Alexis Taylor on vocal duties. Check it out below. It’s a subdued, murky one so beware!


Don’t Worry
February 17, 2011, 5:35 pm
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Get used to people referring to About Group as a super group of sorts.

The band features Alexis Taylor of Hot Chip, Charles Hayward of This Heat, John Coxon of Spiritualized and Pat Thomas. With all that talent it’s got to be something good, right? Well here’s a first listen to a track from their upcoming album Start and Complete.

Start to Complete is out April 16th on Domino Records.

Didn’t Know What Love Was
November 17, 2010, 9:24 pm
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Converse released a new video for Hot Chip + Bernard Sumner’s collaboration “Didn’t Know What Love Was.” It’s a goofy stop-motion clip filled with lots of Alex and Joe doubles, a black zentai suit, and fruit maracas.

♫ Didn’t Know What Love Was (Hot City Club Remix)

November 16, 2010, 11:20 am
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Fresh off the Kitsuné Maison 10 compilation is this funky collaboration between Hot Chip singer Alexis Taylor and producer Justus Köhncke.

♫ Sorry

♫ Hot Chip – Over and Over (Justus Köhncke Remix)

Kitsuné Maison 10 is out TODAY!


Made this mix the other day using a lot of the tracks I have loved recently. It also happens to be one of my favorite mixes I’ve done. Download it below.

♫ Illusions (53 min)

Small Black – Camouflage
CFCF – It was Never Meant to Be this Way (Games Remix)
Gold Panda – Snow & Taxis (Throwing Snow Remix)
New Order – Fine Time
Hot Chip & Bernard Summer – Didn’t Know What Love Was
Four Tet – Sing (Banton’s Indian Chants Remix)
Abe Vigoda – Repeating Angel
Former Ghosts – And When You Kiss Me
Homes – Endless Spring
Midnight Juggernauts – Lara Vs. the Savage Pack (LOLBoys Remix)
Bag Raiders – Golden Wings