State Mix #1: Nouveaunoise

January 24th, 2008 by

The inaugural mix in what we intend will be a long-running series for State, where we ask artists to submit exclusive mixes for download.

Interview: Hot Chip

January 23rd, 2008 by

Never let it be said that Hot Chip aren’t averse to sexing up a dancefloor every once in a while: think, if you will, of the sun-drenched, sensual sheen of the breakthrough track ‘(And I Was A) Boy From School’, or the hypnotic, snake-hipped single ‘Over & Over’. However, it transpires in our exclusive Irish chat with vocalist/keyboardist Alexis Taylor that he’s very much a ‘lights out’ kind of guy.