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

16 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

Alexis Taylor - Piano

17 days ago
DrownedInSoundA fine album in its own right, and also offers a musical education for the listener beyond Taylor's own output more info

Alexis Taylor: Piano review – Hot Chip singer's stripped-down ivory-tinkling

17 days ago
Guardian Music(Moshi Moshi) Having mastered clever, chart-friendly dance-pop, Hot Chip have reached the point where they can do pretty much whatever they please. For singer Alexis Taylor, that has meant exploring jazz and funk with side-project About Group, and ge... more info

Album Review: Alexis Taylor – Piano

18 days ago
Consequence of SoundHot Chip frontman delivers a melancholy new solo record dedicated to a single instrument. more info

Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor announces new solo album 'Piano'

67 days ago
NMEIt's a stripped down affair, simply piano and voice more info

Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor announces solo album, shares "I'm Ready"

67 days ago
Brooklyn VeganHot Chip frontman Alexis Taylor has announced that he'll release a solo album, Piano, on June 10 via Moshi Moshi. It's a piano-and-vocal album that includes some reinterpretations of his own songs (and some by other people), and the first s... more info

Shit Robot’s new album features Hot Chip, New Jackson, Nancy Whang & Juan Maclean

115 days ago
Nialler9Marcus Lambkin aka Shit Robot will release his third DFA Records album What Follows on May 6th this year. Guests include Hot Chip’s Alexis Taylor, David Kitt’s New Jackson, Jay Green (of American punk bands Orchid and Panthers) along with regular... more info

watch a documentary about Lonnie Holley who has a major exhibition in South Carolina & is playing NYC in October

302 days ago
Brooklyn VeganOutsider artist and improvisational musicianLonnie Holley, just played London's Meltdown Fest on Monday (8/24) which was a collaborative performance with Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor. (This year's Meltdown, which also featured Young Marble Giants, wasc... more info

Hot Chip – “Need You Now” Video

451 days ago
StereogumHot Chip’s new album Why Make Sense? is coming out next month, and we posted first single “Huarache Lights” a while back. Today, the BBC DJ Annie Mac debuted the shivery, emotive synthpop jam “Need You Now,” and now the video is already onl... more info

Hot Chip Tease New Music With Cryptic Phrase

505 days ago
StereogumLast year, Hot Chip’s frontman Alexis Taylor put out his first solo album, Awaits Barbarians, but the chirpy British group haven’t released anything as a collective since 2012′s In Our Heads. In an interview last year, Taylor confirmed that Hot... more info

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