Hot Chip

Hot Chip

There are five words slipped into the middle of "Night and Day" - the hyper-infectious, propulsive track that comes halfway through Hot Chip’s fifth album - that in many ways sum up what’s In Our Heads. Somewhere between the fizzing percussion and the relentless and addictive bassline, a processed voice intones the line, "I like Zapp not Zappa".

Although the Alexis Taylor penned words were written primarily as a reaction to ill-informed requests during the frontman’s DJ gigs, if viewed as a statement of intent for the record as a whole they... more