Hot Chip’s phenomenal recent Paris show (as part of the Pitchfork Festival) is now available online to view in its entirety. Setlist looks something like this:
How Do You Do?
Boy from School
Don’t Deny Your Heart
One Life Stand
Night and Day
Over and Over
Everything She Wants (cover)
Ready for the Floor
Let Me Be Him
Pale Blue Eyes (cover)
No Fit State
I Feel Better
Alexis Taylor has been announced as a DJ at the Tate Britain House Warming Party – a series of events celebrating the recent renovation and rehang at the gallery. Alexis plays two sets on November 23rd (19.15 – 20.00 then 20.45 – 21.30). Entry is free.
Quick bit of 2 Bears news. First up, Joe and Raf will be playing the main room at Fabric this weekend. Also playing are Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Goldie and the Greco-Roman Soundsystem. Advance tickets available here, more on the door. For a taste of what they’re playing at the moment, there’s a 45 minute Boiler Room set online now – click here to watch. A new 2 Bears record is due in the new year on Southern Fried. The band recorded in Mark Ralph’s studio over the summer – expect New Jersey screamers, distorted house and possibly Raf Daddy in a Daryl Pandy style glittery number.
Hot Chip play their last European shows on the year this weekend. On Friday (Nov 1st), the band play Manchester’s Warehouse Project for a Bestival party that also features Chic, 2 Many DJs, Toddla T, Horsemeat Disco, TEED and Rob da Bank. On Saturday (Nov 2nd), they head to Paris to play as part of the Pitchfork Festival at the Grande Hall de la Villette. Hot Chip take the stage at midnight; the all day and night bill also includes Panda Bear, A-Trak, Todd Terje, Yo La Tengo and Omar Souleyman.
Hot Chip‘s summer schedule has been coming together on the site for the last couple of months now. In case you’ve missed any gig announcements or want to check whether the band are swinging by your town/country, here are all this year’s summer festival dates – now updated with ticket links.
As well as Hot Chip live dates, there are various DJ dates by most band members taking place across the whole summer – the live pages were fully updated with all available dates last week, check there for details.
Hot Chip have announced a further US date this spring as well as support acts for all confirmed gigs. The band will play in Las Vegas at the Cosmopolitan on 18th April (the show sits between the two previously announced Coachella weekends) along with old school mate Kieran Hebden on DJ duties.
25th March New Orleans House of Blues: Howling Hex
9th April, New York Roseland Ballroom: Tanlines plus the Crystal Ark (DJ set)
10th April, Washington DC 9.30 Club: the Crystal Ark
18th April, Las Vegas The Cosmopolitan – Four Tet (DJ set)