Get SF Weekly Newsletters

You searched for:

Start over

Search for…

Narrow Search

Music, All Shook Down Tonight: Hot Chip DJ Set at Mezzanine

Tonight: Hot Chip DJ Set at Mezzanine

You'd think a song titled "Ready for the Floor" that begins, "Do it, do it, do it now/Say it, say it, say it now" would be a four-alarm dance track about going wild in a dark club somewhere. In reality,…
@All Shook Down  Tags: , ,
Music, Hear This Hot Chip: Show Preview

Hot Chip: Show Preview

You'd think a song titled "Ready for the Floor" that begins, "Do it, do it, do it now/Say it, say it, say it now" would be a four-alarm dance track about going wild in a dark club somewhere. In reality,…
Tags: , , , , , ,
Music, All Shook Down 5 Music Videos With Hilarious Comedian Cameos

5 Music Videos With Hilarious Comedian Cameos

Ever since Paul Simon put Chevy Chase in the simple (but now-classic) video for 1987's "You Can Call Me Al," and Bobby McFerrin followed suit the following year by bringing Robin Williams into the clip for "Don't Worry, Be Happy", musicians…
@All Shook Down  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Music, Sizzle & Fizzle Highs and Lows From the Last Week in S.F. Music

Highs and Lows From the Last Week in S.F. Music

Sizzle • The lineup of free shows Converse is putting on at Slim's looks nuts. Headliners include Deltron 3030, Hot Chip, Quicksand, and Suicidal Tendences. Mastodon, Rocket From the Crypt, and Metz will be in there from June 23-27, too.…
Tags: , , , ,
Music, All Shook Down Converse to Host Free Shows By Hot Chip, Mastodon, Suicidal Tendencies, More

Converse to Host Free Shows By Hot Chip, Mastodon, Suicidal Tendencies, More

Behold, another new vista in the world of band-brand intertwining: A shoe company hosting free shows by famous bands and holding a lottery to decide who gets in. Maybe that's not completely unheard-of, exactly, but this level of it is…
@All Shook Down  Tags: , ,
Music, All Shook Down Live Review, 9/11/12: Hot Chip Puts on a Nice, Well-Meaning Dance Party at the Fox Theater

Live Review, 9/11/12: Hot Chip Puts on a Nice, Well-Meaning Dance Party at the Fox Theater

Hot Chip YACHT Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 Fox Theater, Oakland Better than: Practicing your manners. Alexis Taylor could very well be a high school history teacher. In his loose, pleated khakis, plain white button-up, pale blazer, and those huge, dorky…
@All Shook Down  Tags: , ,
Music, All Shook Down Hot Chip Brings the Cheese, Sleigh Bells Bring the Guawk

Hot Chip Brings the Cheese, Sleigh Bells Bring the Guawk

Hot Chip​Hot Chip Sleigh Bells @ The Warfield October 17, 2010 Better than: Spending the same amount of time waiting to get off Treasure Island. London's Hot Chip came on the scene (our scene, anyway) circa 2006 with a song…
@All Shook Down  Tags: , , , ,
Music, All Shook Down

Diego Stocco's New Instrument Will Make You Feel Bad About Yourself

I caught wind of this through Hot Chip's Twitter feed: Italian composer and sound designer Diego Stocco is probably a far more talented musician, producer, and craftsman than any of us. In the video above, Stocco just happened to think…
@All Shook Down  Tags: , , ,
Music, Hot Chip's snuggly club tunes

Hot Chip's snuggly club tunes

One thing we like about Hot Chip is that they're horny dance nerds who can dance and pretend to not be horny. Or maybe they're horny nerds who can pretend to both dance and not be horny. Actually, it's possible…
Tags: , , , , , ,
Music, All Shook Down Buraka Som Sistema Coming to SF

Buraka Som Sistema Coming to SF

This is an official Hipster Alert: Lisbon outfit Buraka Som Sistema, one of the hottest acts to emerge from the burgeoning worldtronica movement, are coming to the Rickshaw Stop April 21. How hot are Buraka? The group recently dropped…
@All Shook Down  Tags: , , , , , , ,
Music, BeatBox Crookers

Crookers

The Italian DJ duo Phra and Bot have been making serious waves with pop-infused, house-based remix work as Crookers. The pair recorded an EP for Diplo's Mad Decent label and landed a breakout with their irresistible take on Kid Cudi's…
Tags: , , , ,
Music, All Shook Down

Last Night: Treasure Island Music Festival Day 1 on Treasure Island

Treasure Island Music Festival Day 1 Treasure Island September 20, 2008 Better Than: Spending all day Saturday drinking on the couch listening to music on your laptop. Words by Melissa Baron, Photos by Christopher Victorio Big music festivals can…
@All Shook Down  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Music, Hot Chip’s lyric sheet reveals its cultural obsessions

Hot Chip’s lyric sheet reveals its cultural obsessions

Hot Chip is a bunch of geeks. Over the course of three albums — 2004's Coming On Strong, 2006's The Warning, and the new Made in the Dark — the British five-piece has been crafting electronic music that manages to…
Tags: , , , , ,
Music, All Shook Down Hot Chip Offers Free MP3 from New Album

Hot Chip Offers Free MP3 from New Album

While you wait in anticipation for Hot Chip's new album and SF tour stop in the coming months, the old blokes decided to break you off a piece with a free mp3, the title track from the new album,…
@All Shook Down  Tags: , , , ,
Music, All Shook Down Hot Chip Plays Fillmore in April, Tickets on Sale Saturday

Hot Chip Plays Fillmore in April, Tickets on Sale Saturday

Those dancy brits are at it again with a new album and a trip to SF in a couple months. Be on the safe side and get those tickets tomorrow: ON SALE SATURDAY, JANUARY 12TH AT 10:00AM! HOT CHIP…
@All Shook Down  Tags: , , ,
Music, All Shook Down LastNight: Hot Chip at the Fillmore

LastNight: Hot Chip at the Fillmore

Hot Chip June 12, 2007 The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA. Better than: reliving the '80s ... barely Download: a link to the Hot Chip stream The UK's Hot Chip is so hot right now. It's disgusting. "You know --…
@All Shook Down  Tags: , ,
Music, BeatBox The King of Pop vs. The Price of Baby Mustaches

The King of Pop vs. The Price of Baby Mustaches

The '90s were some glorious years of heady, experimental beatmaking, with the likes of DJs Shadow, Krush, Cam, and the Russian-born Vadim ruling the scene. The latter's U.S.S.R. Repertoire remains a veritable classic of instrumental hip-hop science. Recently, the left-of-center…
Tags: , , , , ,
Music, Pop Quizzical

Pop Quizzical

Pop music isn't exactly subtle. If it can't boil down to a three-second hook and a junior high-level sentiment, there really isn't much room for it on the airwaves. And while you probably won't be hearing Hot Chip on KMEL…
Tags: , , , , ,
Music, Reviewed Hot Chip

Hot Chip

The next time someone tells you whitey ain't down enough to rap, send him in the direction of Hot Chip. These London motherfuckers know that true homies be bumping Yo La Tengo when they do a drive-by. OK, so Hot…
Tags: , , , , ,