"Look, Ma...No quantisation!"
The band who use an ecclectic choice of instruments which include Kawaiâ€™s Teisco range of synths are best known for their single Over And Over (like a monkey with a minituare cymbal).
Hot Chipâ€™s Joe Goddard will be appearing on Thursdayâ€™s Never Mind The Buzzcocks and the band feature on Saturday nightâ€™s The Culture Show on BBC2.
The band begin an extensive European tour in February covering date in the UK, Germany, France and the Netherlands.
So much power in a small package - but how does it perform?