Hot chip is an electronic music band that came from London. Name of the members are Joe Goddard, Alexis taylor, Felix Martin, Owen Clarke and Al Doyle.The band was formed in 2000 and was able to launch 5 studio albums already and has been nominated for both Mercury Prize and the Grammy.
Two of the early releases of Hot Chip include San Frandisco and Mexico EP. After being in the industry and releasing musical albums for a few years, they finally signed with the Moshi Moshi record label in the year 2003. In 2004, they finally launched their album “Coming on Strong” in 2004 under the said record label. While working for their second album, they signed with EMI and DFA Records.
In 2006, their second album, “The Warning” was released. Thanks to their new record label, they got mainstream attention and garnered attention from the critics. In this album, there are two singles which achieved spots in the UK top Forty Singles. These singles are “ Boy From School” and “Over and Over”.
In 2008, the band released their third album “made in The Dark”. The second release was “ “Ready For The Floor” which made it at top six in the UK Singles Chart. The third release was “One Pure Thought” which was considered to be one of the best Allmusic's music videos of the year 2008.
After their world tour in february 2009, the band came back and started writing their fourth album “One Life Stand”. In 2010, the album was finally released and it featured collaborations with various artists like Charles Hayward, leo Taylor and Fimber Bravo.
In 2012, they decided to produce their 5th album by themselves. The album is entitled “In Our Heads” which was a lot speedier and more fun than any of their albums.
In between creating music for their videos, the band can be seen performing in various live shows and gigs. Some of their festival appearances include Treasure Island Festival, Lollapalooza, Lollapalooza Chile, Summer Sundae, Osheaga Festival and many more.