"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.
Chris Calcutt takes us through some extra features