Get SF Weekly Newsletters

Friday, July 11, 2014

Tonight: Hot Chip DJ Set at Mezzanine

Posted By on Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 5:03 PM

click to enlarge Hot Chip
  • Hot Chip

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, Hot Chip's 2008 track of that name -- one of its signature tunes -- is a bashful, subtle, perfectly manicured slice of synth-pop about coming out of your shell and finally experiencing some of those wild times:

2012's In Our Heads, the fifth record from the London five-piece, carries on that same sweet, modest charm via both upbeat tunes like "Don't Deny Your Heart" and star-gazing ballads such as "Look At Where We Are." Tonight's Hot Chip show at Mezzanine is a DJ set; although the band as a whole maintains links to DJ and remix culture (Hot Chip has remixed Gorillaz and Foals), the show will likely feature co-front man Alexis Taylor on the decks by his lonesome.

  • Pin It

Tags: , , ,

About The Author

Reyan Ali


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Popular Stories

  1. Most Popular Stories
  2. Stories You Missed

Like us on Facebook


  • Fear FestEvil 2015
    Calibree Photography brings back photos from Fear FestEvil 2015 at Rockbar Theater in San Jose on Friday, April 11. Performances included freak shows, and bands: Ghoul, Orchid, and High On Fire.
  • Cherry Blossom Festival @ Japantown
    Beth LaBerge brings back photos from the 2015 Cherry Blossom Festival. Events continue next weekend including the parade on April 19.