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Rewiring Hot Chipnew

After releasing their third LP, Made In The Dark, seven months ago and completing one sold-out headlining tour supporting it, Hot Chip are at that point where most bands hit auto-pilot until it's time to make the next record.
NOW Magazine  |  Jordan Bimm  |  09-29-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

You Should've Been There: Hot Chip in Concertnew

A blog review of Hot Chip's show at Portland, Ore.'s Crystal Ballroom.
Eugene Weekly  |  Chuck Adams and Todd Cooper  |  04-24-2008  |  Reviews

Hot Chip Battles Boredomnew

Felix Martin admits that the latest album, Made in the Dark, is an odd listen, full of jarring juxtapositions, unexpected dynamic shifts, and general weirdness, but the percussionist offers no apologies for that.
The Georgia Straight  |  John Lucas  |  04-21-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Hot Chip Flirt with Campinessnew

Alexis Taylor and the rest of the Hot Chip crew are so devoted to dis-playing their intelligence and cheek that the band's electro-pop shenanigans can seem positively exhausting at times.
Westword  |  Michael Roberts  |  03-18-2008  |  Reviews

Full of Lifenew

After the blissful melodiousness of The Warning, Hot Chip returns to the bizarrely arrhythmic white funk of its debut, Coming on Strong.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Mosi Reeves  |  02-06-2008  |  Reviews

Party Downersnew

Hot Chip have long considered themselves more of a recording project than a touring one -- although the consolidation of a live band and plans to record a third album as a group have lately altered the plot a bit.
Dig Boston  |  Luke O'Neil  |  11-01-2006  |  Profiles & Interviews

White Chocolatenew

The U.K.'s Hot Chip love American R&B, cars and slang -- some things never change.
L.A. Weekly  |  Mikael Wood  |  03-02-2006  |  Profiles & Interviews

Fuzzy and Detachednew

Hot Chip's vocalists are so laid-back that they're almost lying down, their bleached-out suburban lilt hypnotizing in its tea-time reserve, like a b-boy Nick Drake.
New Times Broward-Palm Beach  |  Jonathan Zwickel  |  02-14-2006  |  Reviews

Another Kind of Dissatisfactionnew

If there's such a thing as laissez-faire funk, this reissue of Hot Chip's 2004 album proves that these London electro-weirdos excel at it.
Orlando Weekly  |  Jason Ferguson  |  12-01-2005  |  Reviews

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