Hot Chip is aus formed in 2000 . The band mixes electronic dance music with elements of After the band was formed in 2000 by Alexis Taylor and Joe Goddard, someim were first produced. Then in 2004 followed the first album Coming on Strong. In 2006 the second album was The Warning was released by DFA Records. It reached #34 on the UK Album Charts, with the single Over and Over reaching #32. Compared to other artists, Hot Chip focuses on relatively relaxed and poppy electronic music without explicit punk or techno elements. Freakout/Releases is a continuation of what at this point seems like an impossible run for Hot Chip . The British electronic pop legend's eighth album is another dizzying culmination of a decade-long career in which Hot Chip has continued to innovate and develop a rich, resonant songcraft. And while they continue to operate at peak form, Freakout/Release also feels like a new chapter for the group - a collection of of flesh-and-blood songs that lets the band reach into the darkness to emerge as a true creative unit, their eyes positively fixed on the future.