"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.
Colin Benders explains the philosophy and point behind Studio Stekker
So much power in a small package - but how does it perform?