Combine home-made bits, a kitted out studio, more ‘real’ piano (Steinway!) and a sound they describe as more compact and cohesive (plus “long takes and “layers…lots of layers.”) There you have it: the broad strokes of a recipe for Hot Chip‘s latest album, “One Life Stand” according to a chat band members Joe Goddard and Al Doyle had with Electronic Musician TV. Click here for Part 1.
Oh! Here’s Part 2: Warning: for gearheads only. But, as Goddard admits: “making music’s about having good ideas and getting good performances.”