Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor slims his signature sound down to warm tones and sparse beats on this single from his forthcoming solo album, Await Barbarians.
Alexis Taylor is a musician, producer and songwriter from London who formed Hot Chip with Joe Goddard whilst at school, and has gone on to make 5 albums with the now expanded five-piece pop group. He also has released solo records on the Treader and Domino labels, and three acclaimed albums with improvised/non-improvised music project About Group.
Taylor has collaborated with Venice Biennale award-winning visual artists Oliver Payne and Nick Relph as part of Frieze, as well as recently performing new renditions of Benjamin Britten-arranged folk songs with Green Gartside of Scritti Politti. His most recent group is with Cologne house producer Justus Khncke - together they are Fainting By Numbers.
Taylor primarliy plays synthesizers, piano and guitar, and sings. His star-sign is Aries, although sometimes it is Taurus, depending on which horoscope you read. His favourite colour is yellow and his favourite musicians are Alex Chilton and Prince.