Tag Archives: The 2 Bears

Joe Goddard – Home [VIDEO]

Out today is Electric Lines, the new album by 2 Bears and Hot Chip member Joe Goddard, which gives me an excuse to post last month’s single, which serves as an old school disco homage to legendary Paradise Garage DJ Larry Levan. Sampled in the single is the 1978 Paradise Garage staple, Brainstorm’s On Our Way Home, and as you’ll ...

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JMG Top Ten For 2014

For the second year in a row, my favorite track of the year is by out and openly HIV+ singer/songwriter John Grant, whose collaboration with Hercules & Love Affair spawned a gorgeous modern dance video interpretation of Grant’s tale of coming out positive to a lover. Culled from my Spotify playlists, here’s my top ten for 2014. 1. John Grant ...

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The 2 Bears – Not This Time

I’ve posted tracks by these guys before, but here’s some background in case you missed that.  Raf Rundell and Hot Chip’s Joe Goddard, who are both straight, call themselves the 2 Bears in homage of the gay subculture mostly because they fit the bill aesthetically but also as homage to the vanguards of the dance music they love. “We have ...

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