To be brutally honest, Hot Chip don’t look like the kind of guys who can throw out earth-shaking, beat-driven dance anthems with ease. They kind of resemble the ‘hardcore’ faction of a high school AV Club. None of this, however, detracts from the fact that – since 2004 – they have been throwing out earth-shaking, beat-driven dance anthems with ease.
Here’s a couple of old reminders of how great they are:
And here’s an entirely new reminder of how great they are. The Chippers (as no-one has ever called them, or indeed should do) have got a new album in the pipeline. ‘In Our Heads’ is the follow-up to 2010’s ‘One Life Stand’, and is slated for release on the 11th June.
We know, we know, that’s a long way off. Stop biting your fingernails, though, and pass the time (well, a few minutes anyway) by checking out their new single ‘Night And Day’ below. Feel better now?