Hot Chip

Coming on Strong

You may not expect this wily bunch, straight outta the harsh quagmire of the Putney badlands, to be the true possessors of the funk. However, Hot Chip – who’ve dabbled in the murky waters of slap-bass, Nintendo-fuelled 2-step and songs called ‘Sexual Chocolate’ – are not about to pander to your wanky preconceptions. The frail melodies and biting-wit of debut album ‘Coming On Strong’ won many fans (including the DFA, who wrangled their signature), yet also left style mag sub-editors creaming their Silas kecks and salivating over a supposed ‘iwonic!’ fantasy.

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Alexis Taylor , Joe Goddard , Owen Clarke , Felix Martin , Al Doyle


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