'Dig Your Own Hole' was perhaps not the best electronic album of the 1990s. But there is an argument to be made that it was the most representative, an album that united many of the dance music trends of the decade, while simultaneously blazing brilliant new trails for other acts to follow.
Calvin Harris has stated The Chemical Brothers were a huge inspiration for his music during a Twitter Q&A session this week.
The man who currently lays claim to being the highest paid DJ in the world and his own spot on the wall of Scotland's National Galleries also pointed to Fatboy Slim, Roy Ayers, Outkast and Defected Records as having an impact on his career.
The Chemical Brothers will release their ninth studio album, ‘No Geography’, in spring 2019.
The legendary UK electronic duo have also announced that they will be embarking on an extensive UK Arena tour in November 2019. The tour will take them to Leeds, Manchester, Glasgow, Cardiff and Birmingham. This announcement comes shortly after the pair revealed that they will be headlining London’s All Points East festival in June 2019.
The Chemical Brothers dropped ‘Free Yourself’ in September, their first track in two years. They have now shared the music video for it, which you can watch below.
The new visuals are directed by Dom&Nic, who have worked with The Chemical Brothers for two decades.
The Chemical Brothers have been confirmed as the first headliner of next year’s All Points East festival at Victoria Park.
They will headline the Friday night of the weekend-long proceedings on 24th May, and lead a lineup that also includes Hot Chip, Primal Scream, Little Dragon, Little Simz and more.
2019 marks the second year of All Points East, which was headlined by LCD Soundsystem, Björk and The xx earlier this year. It took place at London’s Victoria Park, the former home to Field Day festival.
This year's Boardmasters looks set to be the finest yet, a celebration of all things surf, sun (assuming the UK heatwave continues) and serious tunes, packing a mammoth bill of names in its suitcase. We've gone through the line-up and come up with just 10 artists you've got to catch if you're heading down. You can see the full list of who's playing here. Without further ado, then...
The Chemical Brothers have teased new music in the form of 'EBW 12', a ferocious and full-on 14-second clip of disorientating noises and white masked faces.
The producers are well-known for enjoying challenging listeners and audiences, and if forthcoming work is anything like this sample it's going to be a case in point— somewhere between rave and riot material.
Beth Orton has shared a previously unreleased track she made with The Chemical Brothers in the ‘90s.
The collaborative track is a cover of legendary experimental and avant-garde folk artist Tim Buckley’s ‘I Never Asked To Be Your Mountain’, originally recorded in 1967.
The Chemical Brothers have announced their first live show in legendary London venue, Alexandra Palace.
The inimitable electronic act will bring their ferocious, multi-sensory live extravaganza to the 10,000 capacity venue on October 5th.
Bluedot Festival will be returning to Jodrell Bank Observatory in leafy Cheshire — the home of one of the world’s largest radio telescopes — for four days of science and music, it has been announced.
This year’s headliners will be The Chemical Brothers who will be joined by the likes of Flaming Lips and Future Islands for the four-day festival which blends world-class music alongside science talks held by some of the world's most-celebrated scientists.