If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in this planet's many happenings, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at the South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. To break down the chaos, a few of Village ... More >>
New Build will appeal to fans of Hot Chip and LCD Soundsystem, if only because it's made up of members of Hot Chip and LCD Soundsystem. The triowhich will expand to a seven-piece (!!!) live band for its two sold-out shows at Mercury Lounge on Tuesday and Wednesdaycounts among its membe ... More >>
A CITY SCHOOL EXPLORES THE EDUCATIONAL POWER OF PLAYING—AND DESIGNING—GAMES
Ever since Hot Chip got home from its seemingly never-ending world tours in support of Made in the Dark, the English quintet has been laying groundwork for their next five years. Guitarist Al Doyle and synth player Felix Martin built their own recording studio. Vocalist and synth player Joe Goddar ... More >>
Lauding the oft-overlooked people in a city of celebrity
Someone should've kicked dance-punk DJ-producer-bandleader James Murphy's ass by now. No one can.