Tag Archives: Hot Chip

Episode 134: The Compilation

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Thanks to David Gluck for joining us on this week’s episode! You can listen above, or download the episode right here.

Topic:

  • PDX Pop Now!’s annual compilation!
  • David talks with us about his involvement in the compilation and how the comp comes together every year
  • We also talk about other compilations, and dip our toes into the future of streaming music, and what it can mean for artists.

Songs:

  • A$AP Rocky – “Canal St.”
  • Beach Fire – “Love Junkie”
  • Drowse – “Melt”
  • LEO – “Stopping to Start

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LIVE: Hot Chip, Roseland Theater, Portland, OR

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By Hollister Dixon

Well over a decade – and six full-length records – on, London’s Hot Chip are one of the most consistent bands on the planet. Though their material isn’t always groundbreaking, it feels as though patience and love was put into the creation of each of their records. Though I didn’t give the band’s last album (In Our Heads) the time it deserved, I was more than happy to put their newest record, Why Make Sense?, on repeat since its release. As such, it made perfect sense to correct my long mistake of never seeing Hot Chip perform live, despite being hopelessly in love with them since The Warning was released nearly a decade ago. It was worth the wait. More on that in a minute, though.

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Episode 133: Hostful!

Hey everyone – no guest or photo this week! You can listen to this week’s episode above, or download it right here.

Topic:

  • No topic!
  • This week, we catch up on the things we’ve seen this week, make a bunch of dumb jokes, mine the depths of Yousef’s DVD collection, and a bunch more.

Songs:

  • Destroyer – “Dream Lover”
  • Hot Chip – “Love is the Future”
  • Chance The Rapper – “Hiatus”
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Episode 119: Kind of Blue

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Thanks to Jessica Rand for joining us this week! You can listen above, or download the episode right here.

Topic:

  • Jazz!
  • Where did we all begin with Jazz? What exactly is Jazz?
  • Who are the most important people in the genre?
  • What are the different subgenres? What about “Soft Jazz”?
  • What are some things that stop people from getting into it?
  • Where should newcomers start?

Songs:

  • Hot Chip – “Huarache Lights”
  • Herbie Nichols Trio – “45 Degree Angle”
  • Motion City Soundtrack – “Everything is Alright”
  • Chromatics – “Just Like You”

Bands:

  • Hot Chip – “Huarache Lights”
  • Wild Ones
  • Alialujah Choir
  • Aphex Twin
  • St. Vincent
  • Beck
  • Beyonce
  • Tenacious D
  • Mastodon
  • Motorhead
  • Drake
  • Herbie Nichols Trio
  • Charles Mingus
  • Duke Ellington
  • John Coltrane
  • Miles Davis
  • Art Blakey
  • George Gershwin
  • Elvis Costello
  • Chet Baker
  • Charlie Parker
  • The Blue Cranes
  • Christopher Brown
  • Wayne Shorter
  • Robert Glasper
  • Billie Holiday
  • Cannonball Adderley
  • Sun Ra
  • Herbie Hancock
  • The Bad Plus
  • Go Go Penguin
  • Sheila Jordan
  • Lucky Peterson
  • Luis Conte
  • Tito Puente
  • Gene Krupa
  • Bill Evans
  • Nils Frahm
  • Kenny G
  • Frank Sinatra
  • Lou Rawls
  • Thelonious Monk
  • Grateful Dead
  • Weather Report
  • Jaco Pastorius
  • Tortoise
  • John Zorn
  • MarchFourth Marching Band
  • Pink Martini
  • Motion City Soundtrack
  • St. Paul & the Broken Bones
  • Robert Cray
  • Rod
  • The Church
  • Mr. Bones
  • Daniel Lanois
  • Chromatics
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