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Fabric booker to speak about club closure & culture at Metropolis Festival

7 days ago
Nialler9 With just two weeks to go before Metropolis hits the RDS for the weekend, and with news of Prince and Bowie tributes fresh in our minds, the festival has given more details of their speaker strand. Added to last week’s announcement of Karl Hy... more info

Prince & Bowie tributes featuring Alexis Taylor & Trinity Orchestra planned for Metropolis

11 days ago
Nialler9 Metropolis Festival will pay tribute to two of the greatest who were lost this year at the festival in the RDS from November 3rd – 5th. Alexis Taylor (Hot Chip) will perform a Prince tribute DJ Set while the Trinity Orchestra will perform the... more info

Metropolis announce guest speakers at festival including Karl Hyde, Wolfgang Flür, Alexis Taylor, Saul Williams & more

15 days ago
Nialler9 Metropolis announced guest speakers for their conversations strand of the festival in conjunction with Red Bull Music Academy in the RDS from 3 – 5 November this year including Karl Hyde (Underworld), Wolfgang Flür (ex-Kraftwerk), Alexis Tay... more info

Rough Trade celebrating 40th anniversary w/ collab shows (Angel Olsen / Raincoats, Protomartyr / Pop Group, more)

82 days ago
Brooklyn VeganAlso: John Grant with Wrangler, Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor with Scritti Politti, and more. Continue reading… more info

Alexis Taylor playing Le Poisson Rouge in August; Beach Vibes Fest with LCD, Hot Chip & more on presale

109 days ago
Brooklyn VeganHot Chip's Alexis Taylor, who just released the spare, intimate solo album Piano, will be performing a spare, intimate solo show in NYC at Le Poisson Rouge on August 21. The performance is in-the-round... Continue reading… more info

Watch as Hot Chip’s Alexis Taylor covers rare Prince track

111 days ago
NMESinger says official version of ‘Old Friends 4 Sale’ was ‘too tame’ more info

Tuesday Music News

112 days ago
KEXP SeattleLast month, Hot Chip’s Alexis Taylor released his sophomore solo-album Piano. During a set at Manchester’s Granada Studios, Taylor performed a few tracks off the album as well as a cover of Prince‘s rare track “Old Friends 4 Sale.” It’s a... more info

Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor covers obscure Prince song (video); 'Purple Rain' wardrobe sells for $192,000 at auction

112 days ago
Brooklyn VeganListen to Alexis' spare, solo piano take on Parade outtake "Old Friends 4 Sale." Continue reading… more info

Alexis Taylor – “Old Friends 4 Sale” (Prince Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

112 days ago
StereogumHot Chip’s Alexis Taylor recently released his second solo LP Piano, a beautiful collection of live covers and original material performed unadorned and unaccompanied on the titular instrument. A few weeks ago Taylor visited Manchester’s historic... more info

Hot Chip’s Alexis Taylor: ‘I like the chords my cat plays’

138 days ago
Guardian MusicThe singer has stripped everything back for his solo album,​ Piano. It’s inspired by divorce, John Lennon and, yes, random pet sounds. Is there anything he can draw on to give the Guardian​ a lesson?Alexis Taylor looks at the grand piano in fro... more info

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