Articles Tagged 'Hot Chip'

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The Brit List: 10 Greatest British Songs of 2012

Note: this is not a subjective list made by two members of the Anglophenia writing team. This is a statement of scientific fact. Despite what you may feel with your hearts and hear with your ears, there have been no better songs this year than these, these songs represent a colossal peak for in British art in […]

WATCH: Bernard Sumner Teams Up With Hot Chip for Converse

We celebrate a ton of British music here at Anglophenia, so you can imagine how delighted we are for Converse's Connectivity campaign, an ultra-cool initiative spotlighting some of the scene's biggest movers and shakers. Earlier this fall, Converse released "Didn't Know What Love Was" featuring post punk legend Bernard Sumner (Joy Division, New Order, Bad […]

Mercury Prize Preview: Laura Marling, Hot Chip

The Independent looks at who should be on this year’s Mercury Prize shortlist, which is announced next Tuesday. The annual Mercury Prize is handed out to the British or Irish album of the year, determined by a committee of industry insiders. A shortlist of nominees is first announced, and the winner is revealed at a […]

Anglo Looks Ahead: What’s Coming in 2010

TV: Doctor Who Duh! You’d have to be living under an asteroid to not know there’s a new Doctor in time and space, and his name is Matt Smith. Viewers of Doctor Who: The End of Time, Part Two saw David Tennant‘s Tenth Doctor dramatically regenerate into Smith’s Eleventh Doctor, ushering in a new era […]

Hot Chip, The Modern-Day Devo, Scores Their First Top 10 Hit

Swedish DJ Basshunter promised to wear a Borat-esque green “mankini” if “Now You’re Gone” went No. 1 for four weeks on the UK singles chart. Well, he has done it. Not sure if the ensemble shows off his best asset. Speaking of which, after those sex photos hit the web, Basshunter says he’s been fielding […]

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Amy Winehouse, Hot Chip, Arctic Monkeys Up for Songwriting Awards

The newly engaged Amy Winehouse has yet another reason to celebrate today: she's up for Britain's most prestigious songwriting award, the Ivor Novello. Her hit, "Rehab," has been nominated for Best Contemporary Song, alongside Hot Chip's "Over and Over" and Bodyrox's "Yeah Yeah". Arctic Monkeys, Elton John, Scissor Sisters, Madonna, and Robbie Williams (for "Rudebox"!) […]