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Video of The Day: Alexis Taylor

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Video of The Day: Alexis Taylor

There’s a bunch of videos out there. Some of them are good. Some of them are a cut above. I like to think my picks for Video of The Day are a cut (or two) above.

Fans of Hot Chip should recognize the name Alexis Taylor, Taylor serving as half of the excellent electro outfit’s vocal backbone.

“Beautiful Thing” comes from Taylor’s forthcoming record with that very name, scheduled for release in April. Brooding and contemplative, the silken glitches of “Beautiful Thing” really hit full stride with Taylor’s tinkling of the ivories, which come in about halfway through.

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Hot Chip’s Alexis Taylor announces new solo LP ‘Beautiful Thing,’ shares title track

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Alexis teamed with former DFA man Tim Goldsworthy for his new solo album that includes guest appearances by Royal Trux’s Neil Hagerty, Hot Chip’s Joe Goddard, and more.

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tix on sale: Tyler the Creator + Vince Staples, Hot Chip, Brian Posehn, more

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Plus: Matthew Dear, Craig David, Porches, The Atlas Moth, The Residents, and more NYC shows on sale today.

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Sound on Sound announces rescheduled shows (Grizzly Bear, Shins, Boris, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Artists from the cancelled Sound on Sound fest have announced Austin shows for that weekend, including Grizzly Bear, The Shins, Boris, Ariel Pink, Japandroids, Cloud Nothings, Cannibal Corpse, Power Trip, and more.

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Sound on Sound 2017 is cancelled

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

We’re really sad to hear the news that the awesome Texas festival Sound on Sound is cancelling its 2017 edition “due to several recent roadblocks outside of [their] control.” Here’s the full statement…

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Gang Gang Dance played a rooftop (pics) and Baby’s All Right w/ Alexis Taylor

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

It’s been five years, but experimental, arty collective Gang Gang Dance are back, having played two NYC shows this past weekend. The first was a rooftop show on Friday (9/22) at Hauser & Wirth New York in Chelsea which offered lovely sunset views, though the band went on after dark…

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Alexis Taylor (Hot Chip), BLONDES & more playing NY Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1

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The NY Art Book Fair is this weekend (September 22 – 24) at MoMA PS1 which features a gigantic selection of artists’ books, catalogs, monographs, periodicals, and zines. Alexis Taylor of Hot Chip, BLONDES and more play the preview party on Thursday.

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Gang Gang Dance are back, playing Brooklyn this month w/ Alexis Taylor & Moon Diagrams

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It has been a while since we’ve heard from Gang Gang Dance in any sort of proper way. Their last release was 2011’s Eye Contact, and the band haven’t really toured since 2012…but they’ll play Brooklyn this month.

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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for August 9, 2017

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This week’s episode focuses on The Growlers Six festival with songs from Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Butthole Surfers, Danny Brown, Beach Fossils, The B-52s, Ariel Pink, Jonanthan Richman, Bad Brains, Beth Ditto and more.

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Sound on Sound fest adds “club experience” w/ Hot Chip, Lindstrom & more

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Sound on Sound will host Druid’s Discothéque, a “full club experience” that is inspired by “1970’s nightclubbing, from the shores of Italy’s Lake Garda where the classic Cosmic Club thrived, to DJ Kool Herc’s legendary basement parties at 173 Sedgwick Ave in the Bronx where Hip Hop was born.”

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Sound on Sound reveals 2017 day-by-day lineups

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The Austin-area festival includes Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Iggy Pop, Grizzly Bear, Blood Orange, Electric Wizard, Sleep, The Shins, Vince Staples, Dinosaur Jr, Converge, Taking Back Sunday, and more.

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Sound on Sound Fest 2017 lineup: Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Grizzly Bear, Iggy Pop, Blood Orange, more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 2017 edition of Sound on Sound happens November 10 – 12 at Sherwood Forest which is just outside of Austin, TX. The lineup also includes Electric Wizard, Sleep, Vince Staples, Digable Planets, Converge, and still so much more.

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Five Notable Releases of the Week (6/9)

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This week’s Notable Releases include Big Thief’s excellent sophomore LP, Rancid’s very ’90s-sounding ‘Trouble Maker,’ the Sufjan/Bryce Dessner/Nico Muhly/James McAlister collab, and more.

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Hot Chip’s Joe Goddard shares “Home” video, touring in May

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The “Home” video for the song was directed by Pete Fowler, whose distinctive graphic style has appeared on most Super Furry Animals releases and here animates the dreams of a club-goer who falls asleep in a cab home after a club all-nighter.

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Remix Fix: Goldfrapp/Joe Goddard

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Remix Fix: Goldfrapp/Joe Goddard

In theory I like the idea of the remix: taking someone else’s song and tweaking it the way you want it done. It’s a great means for completely redoing something, and for reinterpretation. Sometimes remixes go awry, and sometimes they’re better than the original. Remix Fix is all about the happy medium when a remix totally nails it and makes a song that much better.

I’m of the mind that pretty much anything anyone in Hot Chip touches will turn to gold, but aural alchemist Joe Goddard proves me right in this particular instance with his dark electro take on ...

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Hot Chip’s Joe Goddard announces solo LP ‘Electric Lines,’ shares “Music is the Answer” video

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Hot Chip’s Joe Goddard will release new solo album Electric Lines on April 21 via Greco Roman / Domino. Following “Lose Your Love,” Joe’s just released new single “Music is the Answer” that features vocals from Jess Mills (aka Slo), and a video directed by acclaimed creative collective Shynola.

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New Year’s Eve weekend in NYC: shows & party guide

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Where will you be when we say goodbye to 2016?

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Hot Chip’s Alexis Taylor gives us his “Top Ten Homeless Thanksgiving San Francisco Tracks” (listen)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“This is the music I listened to whilst walking around San Fransisco on Thanksgiving, the music I heard in my head, and also some of the tunes various people were listening to on the streets that I ‘Shazammed’.” – Alexis Taylor

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Justice DJing NYC Friday (Hot Chip too & Crystal Castles live)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Justice returned recently with the very solid Woman, their first album in five years. While they don’t have a tour announced yet, they have a few upcoming dates including a PRE-NYE Party in NYC

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M for Montreal: full 2016 lineup ++ BV showcase (Cindy Lee, New Fries & more)

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The 2016 edition of M for Montreal is coming up later this month (November 16 – 19) and the full lineup has been released and includes Spencer Krug’s Moonface, Baauer, Martha Wainwright, Elephant Stone, Nobunny, The Appleseed Cast, Leif Vollebekk, Tasseomancy and more.

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