Friday, February 22, 2008

What is a Hot Chip?!

Hopefully, this group needs no introduction, but I will give some background info for the un-informed.

Hot Chip is a 5-man electronic music group from London that is signed to DFA / EMI records and distributed in the US by Astralwerks.

Their new album, 'Made in the Dark' is a must buy, and contains 14 smokin' tracks including: "Shake A Fist", "Ready for the Floor" and "One Pure Thought".

Here is the video for "Ready for the Floor" which was the first single from the new album:

Hot Chip will be touring the US and Canada, so check out the tour dates below to see when they will be near you!

April 10th - Philadelphia, PA @ Starlight Ballroom
April 11th - Washington DC @ 9:30 Club
April 12th - New York, NY @ Terminal 5
April 14th - Boston, MA @ Paradise
April 15th - Montreal, Quebec @ Metropolis
April 16th - Toronto, Ontario @ Phoenix
April 17th - Chicago, IL @ Vic Theatre
April 18th - Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
April 21st - Vancouver, British Columbia @ Commodore
April 22nd - Seattle, WA @ Showbox
April 23rd - Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
April 24th - San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore
April 25th - Indio, CA @ Coachella

Now I'm not authorized to share Hot Chip mp3 downloads with you, but as a special treat, I have created a Hot Chip music box, with some of my favorite tracks and remixes that you can listen to on this page:

You can also visit Hot Chip at MySpace.

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