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Giorgio Moroder & Afrojack To Headline Donna Summer Tribute Album

9th September 2013

Late great disco queen Donna Summer is set for an album tribute from the likes of longtime collaborator Giorgio Moroder, Afrojack and Hot Chip.The beloved 2013 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee will be...

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Red Hot Chili Peppers Close Coachella

15th April 2013

Red Hot Chili Peppers brought Coachella festival to a close last night (14.04.13).The 'Scar Tissue' band are celebrating 30 years together in 2013 and celebrated with a greatest hits filled set, bringing the three-day festival...

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Hot Chip: Prince Still Sounds Modern

15th December 2012

Hot Chip think Prince's music still sounds modern.Band members Alexis Taylor and Joe Goddard praise the 'Purple Rain' hitmaker - who is counted as one of the defining artists of the 80s for hits...

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A Week In Music Featuring: Coldplay, Elo, Hot Chip, Hot Chip And Much More!

By Hayley Avron | 3rd December 2012

Coldplay live CD/DVD CoverAlbums of Note... Coldplay’s Live 2012 album shows a band far more at ease with themselves than their previous live release, from 2003. The Live 2012 package includes both blu-ray and CD....

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One Direction Cover Kings Of Leon At Itunes Festival

By Jack de Aguilar | 21st September 2012

One Direction almost caused a riot at the iTunes Festival at London’s Roundhouse on Thursday evening (September 20, 2012) just by, err, being there. The Press Association reports how fans “squealed and cried” as the...

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Hot Chip Are Proud Of New Album

6th September 2012

Hot Chip crafted their best record yet with 'In Our Heads'.The dance group had no time restraints with their fifth studio album, which meant they were able to fine tune new tracks to perfection.Guitarist Al...

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Joe Goddard: 'We Argue In Hot Chip'

4th September 2012

Hot Chip argue ''from time to time''.The dance group - made up of Alexis Taylor, Joe Goddard, Al Doyle, Grovesnor, Owen Clarke, Felix Martin and Sarah Jones - do have issues with each other, but...

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Coachella Organisers Announce 'Festival At Sea', All The Details

18th July 2012

The organisers of Coachella have unleashed a new event, unlike anything else they have done before. Branded 'S.S. Coachella,' this new venture will see the festival organisers sending a load of bands and, of course,...

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Coachella Heads To Sea With Cruise Festival, Featuring Pulp, Hot Chip

18th July 2012

Coachella has firmly established itself as the dominating music festival in the Usa, something cemented this year with the now infamous appearance of the Tupac Hologram, proving that if a new revolution is going to...

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Elton John Listens To Dance Music

5th July 2012

Elton John listens to Dance music in the shower.The 'Rocket Man' singer recently enjoyed a successful debut at Ibiza's 123 Rocktonic Festival and admits the genre inspires him in the morning.He said: ''I've got dance...

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Lana Del Rey Joins Lovebox Line-up

1st March 2012

Lana Del Rey has joined the Lovebox line-up.The 'Video Games' singer will play on the final night of the annual London festival, which takes place in Victoria Park, east London from June 15 -17.Other acts...

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Bestival Announces Line-up Additions For 2012

8th February 2012

BESTIVAL 2012 - curated by Dj Rob Da Bank - is set to take place from September 6th-9th 2012. The Xx are set to return to the festival, following a triumphant set in the Big...

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Turning Down Adele 'Makes Me Feel Sick', Says Hot Chip Star

15th November 2011

Adele 's second album '21' has undoubtedly been the success story of the year, selling over 10 million copies worldwide and topping both the U.S. and UK Albums charts - though its phenomenal commercial success...

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Charlotte Church Puts Kids First

16th September 2010

Charlotte Church would never date a man her children didn't like.The singer - who has two kids, Ruby, who is three on Monday (20.09.10), and 20-month-old Dexter with ex-fiance Gavin Henson - says her children...

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The Prodigy Close Bestival

13th September 2010

The Prodigy brought Bestival festival to a close last night (12.09.10) with a greatest hits set, which ended with a bonfire and fireworks display. The dance group - made up of Keith Flint, Liam Howlett...

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Dizzee Rascal Ready For Glastonbury

25th June 2010

Dizzee Rascal isn't "nervous" about playing Glastonbury.The 'Holiday' rapper will be performing on the Pyramid Stage at the world famous music this weekend, and will be sharing the limelight with headlining acts such as Gorillaz...

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Marina And The Diamonds' Headline Act

15th June 2010

Marina and The Diamonds, British Sea Power and Ash are to headline the Festival Republic Stage at this summer's Reading and Leeds festivals. The groups join the likes of Guns N' Roses, Arcade Fire and...

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Hot Chip's Wwf Influence

19th April 2010

Hot Chip formed over a shared interest in WWF wrestling. The British electro-pop band - known for their geeky demeanour and slight stature - was started over ten years ago by founder members Alexis Taylor...

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Bands Campaign For London's Homeless

19th March 2009

British bands HOT CHIP, THE BLUETONES and DODGY are joining forces to help London's homeless, by playing a series of secret gigs around the city. All proceeds from the May 2009 concerts will go to homeless...

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Hot Chip Headline Moshi Moshi Birthday

1st October 2008

Moshi Moshi Records celebrate their 10th birthday in style, label bosses have asked some of their most successful acts to play a gig to celebrate the occasion. The line-up includes HOT CHIP, KATE NASH, FLORENCE...

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Glastonbury Festival Heading For Sell Out

11th June 2008

With the sun shining and the prospect of good weather ahead peoples attentions are turning towards what is probably the most talked about music festival in the world, GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL. When asked by Contactmusic.com in...

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Celebrities Asked To Pick Shortlist Prize Finalists

8th March 2007

SNOW PATROL's GARY LIGHTBODY, KT TUNSTALL and the FLAMING LIPS frontman WAYNE COYNE have been invited to select the 10 albums which will compete for the 2007 Shortlist Music Prize. The celebrity panel must select...

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Editors Eye Decent Meal At Mercury Music Prize Ceremony

1st September 2006

British rockers EDITORS are looking forward to the Mercury Music Prize ceremony on Tuesday (05SEP06), because they will at least enjoy a "nice dinner" at the glitzy event. Frontman TOM SMITH admits the band, nominated...

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Hot Chip's Fan Encounter Fear

28th August 2006

Cult rockers HOT CHIP were left fearing for their safety after an encounter with a strange fan in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The British band were so wary of the religious man they made certain he didn't...

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The Editors Don't Want Mercury Prize

17th August 2006

British rockers THE EDITORS hope they don't win the Mercury Music Prize, because they regard it as a jinx. The band can only think of one act who has benefited from winning the prestigious annual...

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Mercury Music Prize Favours Muse And Monkeys

18th July 2006

MUSE and ARCTIC MONKEYS have been tipped as the hot favourites to win this year's (06) Nationwide Mercury Music Prize after nominations were announced in London this morning (18JUL06). The 12 acts in the running...

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