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Hot Chip with Chromatics

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Jul 17, 2012

Tue 8:00 PM

15 Lansdowne Street
Boston, MA 02215

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  • Hot Chip

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venue: House of Blues Boston
date & time: Jul 17 08:00 PM / add to my calendar
price: $25 to $35
genre: Electronic
age: all
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Performer Info

Hot Chip: Hot Chip are a British electro-pop band. Their debut album, Coming On Strong, was released in 2004. Band member Al Doyle comes from Leeds and the others are from London.

The band have played many live shows, including appearances at Glastonbury, Sónar, Benicassim, Electric Picnic, Bestival, the Reading and Leeds Festivals and the Summer Sundae festival, in 2005 and/or 2006, and have played several North American, European and UK tours over the last three years. They have had two UK top forty singles - "Over and Over" in March 2006 and "Boy from School" in May 2006. They received plaudits for the music video for "Over and Over", which was directed by Nima Nourizadeh.

The band's 2003-04 domestic releases were on Moshi Moshi. They are now signed to EMI in the UK and dance-punk label DFA Records in the U.S.

Their second album The Warning was one of the nominees for the 2006 Mercury Music Prize while the album's lead single "Over and Over" was rated as the best single of 2006 by NME.

In 2006 Hot Chip was invited by Toronto indie rock label Paper Bag Records to exclusively contribute to their See You on the Moon! Songs for Kids of All Ages compilation with their song "I Can't Wake Up".

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