Hot Chip

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End of the Road 2021 review – phones firmly in pockets at life-affirming festival
From Little Simz to Richard Dawson, the indie stalwart’s 15th anniversary party provided a joyous slice of summer in a difficult year

Ammar Kalia

06, Sep, 2021 @10:43 AM

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On my radar: Alexis Taylor’s cultural highlights
The Hot Chip frontman on a Factory Records exhibition, Brooklyn Nine-Nine and his favourite vegan ramen

Kathryn Bromwich

04, Sep, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Latitude festival review: a hyper-real return to glitter, beer and British musical brilliance
The first full-capacity festival since the pandemic began hosted a series of artists – Sons of Kemet and Self Esteem among them – that show how vibrant the UK’s scene still is

Kate Hutchinson

26, Jul, 2021 @12:47 PM

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'Magic happens, often': Christine and the Queens, Haim, Nile Rodgers and more on the joy of live music
Musicians on the thrill of playing live – and what we can expect when gigs return

The Observer

07, Mar, 2021 @6:44 AM

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'My coolness has disintegrated': how pop stars cope with fatherhood
Pop’s mothers have told of guilt, loneliness and record-label prejudice – so do men face the same problems? Wayne Coyne, Ghetts, Thurston Moore and others respond

Rachel Aroesti

02, Dec, 2020 @12:30 PM

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The 50 best albums of 2019: the full list
Our pick of the year’s finest albums brings American dreaming, teenage dynamism, heartbreak, barbed rap, impetuous indie and beautiful soundscapes

20, Dec, 2019 @9:41 AM

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Glastonbury 2019: Saturday with the Killers, Janet Jackson and Liam Gallagher – as it happened
Janet took Control, Gallagher revisited former glories and the Las Vegas glam rockers kill it – catch up on all the action

Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Laura Snapes (earlier) and Michael Hann (now)

29, Jun, 2019 @11:50 PM

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Hot Chip: ‘Escapism is the opposite of what we should be doing’
On the eve of their seventh album, the best British pop act of their generation talk about two decades of music-making

Jude Rogers

09, Jun, 2019 @9:00 AM

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All Points East review – blockbuster festival makes a muted return
Standout sets from the Chemical Brothers and Christine and the Queens salvage an opening weekend marred by sound issues

Hannah J Davies

27, May, 2019 @11:05 AM

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50 great tracks for May from FKA twigs, Sunn O))), Stormzy and more
From Bruce Springsteen’s return to Dorian Electra’s magnificent electropop – read about 10 of our favourite songs of the month and subscribe to our 50-track playlist of the best new music to start summer

Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Laura Snapes

08, May, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Hot Chip review – house humanists are still ready for the floor
Returning with new material ahead of their sixth album, the electronic eccentrics remain as colourful as their patchwork jackets

Graeme Virtue

02, Apr, 2019 @2:46 PM

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Musicians on Mark Hollis: 'He found hooks in places I'm still trying to fathom'
Hot Chip’s Alexis Taylor, Charlotte Church, Arcade Fire’s Richard Reed Parry and others on his songs, enigmatic spirit and musical vision

Interviews by Laura Snapes

26, Feb, 2019 @6:00 PM

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