It’s no surprise that we were big fans of Hot Chip’s latest album. That boy was a masterpiece. One of the danciest tracks from the record is “Need You Now,” a beautiful fusion of vocals and hauntingly sampled house music. Moonlight Matters just went and made a huge “piano warehouse” remix, and I can’t wait to play this one for all my friends. Stream this one pronto!
“When i first heard “Need You Now” i instantly felt a strong connection with the track, it’s one of those tracks that just grabs your attention and puts you in a distinctive and nostalgic mood,” says Sebastiaan Vandevoorde, better known as Moonlight Matters and one half of house duo Arches.
The original, the second release from Hot Chip’s most recent album Why Make Sense? is a brooding house tune with soulful vocals dripping in and out amidst a sparse, but engrossing musical atmosphere.
“Alex’s magical vocals tones never cease to amaze and that Sinnamon vocal sample is just the icing on the cake of what seems to be the perfect blend. “I already had a clear picture in mind of what I’d do to the track when the Hot Chip boys gave me the opportunity to remix this piece of gold,” says Sebastiaan. “I was a kid in a candy store. I wanted to keep the original mood of the track in tact yet make a very personal reinterpretation upping the energy and the diva factor.”
British indietronica collective Hot Chip just released their sixth album. This one is bound to suck.. right? Flip that around, as this album is one of the hottest tickets of the musical year. Quirky-yet-dancy is the name of the game, and Alexis Taylor will carry you lightly through the tracklisting with his insightfully charming whines. Read more, won’t you?
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Joe Goddard has the Midas touch when it comes to releasing bliss-tinged dance music. With Summer in full swing, Hot Chip member Goddard’s new Taking Over EP could not have come at a better time. The piano driven single Step Together also features the German techno producer Boris Dlugosch who has been tight with the BNR camp the last few years. You can pick up the full release on iTunes via Goddard’s own Greco Roman imprint.
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In the words of Diplo — “freed this up for DL for a day so u can thank me later and call me maybe.” Some Trap shit for your Wednesday.
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