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October 19, 2012 …
February 29, 2012 Even though Chromeo is deep into work on their fourth album, the reality of putting new dance-funk jams into the world is only just now starting to sink in for the Montreal duo. "This is the first interview I've done to talk about new music," says guitarist-vocalist Dave 1. "The album hardly even feels real yet. We just got off the road two months ago. …
February 21, 2012 If we can make any sweeping assumptions about Shins frontman James Mercer's personal life, he has concerns about his kids growing up to torment him. …
May 20, 2011 Just when you thought Montreal electro duo Chromeo couldn't get any funkier, they do -- and a little bit yacht-rocking, to boot. Thanks Cobra Starship!
The New York City synth-pop quintet remixed "Hot Mess," from Chromeo's last album, 2010's Business Casual, and SPIN.com scored the exclusive premiere. …
March 23, 2011 Hip-hop DJ/Fool's Gold label honcho A-Trak and Dave 1 of electro-funk duo Chromeo may be stars in their respective music communities, but the real-life brothers' divergent musical careers have only helped boost their fame. "Chromeo got a broader reach in electronic music, and then A-Trak's stuff went beyond hip-hop, and then we both got reclaimed by the hip-hop community," Dave 1 told SPIN at SXSW. …
September 27, 2010 During this weekend's Virgin Mobile FreeFest in Maryland, bands stopped by the American Express® ZYNC ZONE, to chat with SPIN about their summer festival experiences and much more, among them Montreal dance duo Chromeo -- watch our video interview, plus performance footage below!
The band arrived in the ZYNC ZONE fresh from their performance at the festival's Dance Forest, where FreeFest's more groove-centric acts played throughout …
September 14, 2010 Synth-pop duo Chromeo have tackled Vampire Weekend's music before, remixing "The Kids Don't Stand a Chance" from the band's 2008 debut, but Chromeo's Dave 1 and P-Thugg haven't properly collaborated with the preppy crew - until now.
On the iTunes special edition of their just-released album Business Casual, the duo team up with VW frontman Ezra Koenig for a poppy jam that sounds like a long-lost Hall and Oates. …
September 14, 2010 Here's a rundown of the best and worst albums available online and in record stores today:
Weezer, HurleyRivers and Co. rebound from Raditude. …
August 23, 2010 After sharing a festival stage with plastic-soul godhead Daryl Hall, what's a pair of funked-up '80s electro-pop replicants to do? If your answer involves more talk box, synth, sax, "Eye of the Tiger" guitar soloing, and feathery lover-boy vocal tics, well, Québécois crate-diggers Dave 1 and P-Thugg can go for that. But Chromeo's third album also expands, no less credibly, into rippling Balearica and Air-y electro-lounge. …
July 27, 2010 "Oooh, Oh, Chrome-ee-oh, Oooh, Oh, Chrome-ee-oh," a sold-out room of fans at Washington D.C.'s 9:30 Club chant-sang Monday night as a bank of lights to put Justice to shame came to life and the space-disco intro music to 2007's Fancy Footwork came through the P.A.
Ostensibly, this was the kick-off to the ace party-funk duo's 22-date North American Business Casual tour, heralding the upcoming release of Chromeo's overdue third release t …
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