15 New York City Bands You Should Know

Pigeons and Planes names Chairlift one of the top 15 New York City Bands you should know.

New vocal features from Caroline this fall

Trio of vocal features from Caroline this fall, with three very different artists:

Blood Orange “Chamakay”
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Read Caroline’s interview in Dazed & Confused on the making of “Chamakay”.

Jorge Elbrecht and Caroline Polachek “I.V. Aided Dreams”
Video by photographer Cara Stricker
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Delorean “Unhold”, Featuring Caroline Polachek
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*Fun fact: although many reviews note the use of autotune on Caroline’s voice, there is in fact no autotune at all and the effect is organic! Delorean wrote the melody using pitched computer samples, and caroline imitated the texture of it with her voice.

Young Turks New Years Eve Party

Chairlift plays Tulum, Mexico for Young Turks New Years Eve party, with the XX, Grimes, FKA Twigs, John Talabot and more. Book your tickets here!

Chairlift Tour Style on Vogue.com

Full gallery here.

New in-studio photos

Patrick and Caroline are camped out in the studio full time in NYC, making their third album. Follow them on twitter @chairlifted for photos and news. Instagram: @what__now and @carolineplz

New Summer Tour Dates Announced

6/22 @ Tropfest NY | Brooklyn, NY | Tickets
7/12 @ Harbourfront Centre | Toronto, ON | Tickets
7/13 @ Bunbury Music Festival | Cincinnati, OH | Tickets
7/14 @ Grog Shop | Cleveland, OH | Tickets
7/16 @ Firebird | St Louis, MO | Tickets 
7/17 @ Radio Radio | Indianapolis, IN | Tickets
7/18 @ The Madison Theater | Covington, NY | Tickets
7/19 @ Marathon Music Works | Nashville, TN | Tickets
7/20 @ Nellcote | Chicago, IL | Tickets
7/21 @ Pitchfork Music Festival | Chicago, IL | Tickets

I Belong In Your Arms (Japanese Version)

Limited edition 7″ available here

Something is on sale now at Amazon. Click here to get your copy and share your album review.

Side By Side with Sebastian Tellier

Explore rare and unreleased tunes from Sebastien Tellier and Chairlift’s Caroline Polachek, who both appear in an interactive music experience on the Air France Music Facebook app, Side by Side.

Vote for Met Before

MET BEFORE is up for Most Innovative Music Video at the O Music Awards. Click here to cast your vote.

Watch MET BEFORE

Chairlift on CNN

Brooke Baldwin interviews the Brooklyn band playing Lollapalooza this summer.

Click here to watch now.

On Tour with Gotye

New Tour Dates just announced with Gotye. Tickets go on sale June 8th. Click LIVE for a list of all upcoming dates.

Watch Met Before-Auditorium Video

Filmed at NYU, the Met Before- Auditorium is the second video in Chairlift’s series of live, alternate versions of songs produced independently by the band from the new album Something. Featuring an a capella choir made up of all ladies in various NYC bands, the song that was originally featured in a unique choose your own adventure video is shown in a different light.

Interview With Hima from Das Racist


Hima from Das Racist interviews Chairlift at SXSW. Watch on Noisey’s YouTube.

Met Before Interactive Video Premiere

Click here to watch the new video for Met Before and choose your own adventure.

World Cafe Live Performance

Click here to listen to the World Cafe Live performance.

Chairlift & Das Racist cover Party By Beyonce

Watch Chairlift and Kool A.D. of Das Racist cover Beyonce’s Party.

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Chairlift on Daytrotter

Click here to listen to the Chairlift Daytrotter sessions.

Record Release Show

Celebrate the release of Something at the record release show.

When: 1/23/2012
Where: Bowery Ballroom, NYC
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Ghost Tonight Black Cab Session

Track 5 off the new album Something, “Ghost Tonight”, debuts today in the backseat of a London cab. View here.

Something Available for Pre-order

Chairlift’s new album Something is set to be released on January 24th on Columbia Records worldwide, and January 23rd on Young Turks in the UK.

Pre-order Something on iTunes.

SOMETHING Tracklisting
1 Sidewalk Safari
2 Wrong Opinion
3 I Belong In Your Arms
4 Take It Out On Me
5 Ghost Tonight
6 Cool As A Fire
7 Amanaemonesia
8 Met Before
9 Frigid Spring
10 Turning
11 Guilty As Charge

Sidewalk Safari Song Premiere

“Sidewalk Safari”, the second new track from upcoming album Something, is available online now.

Click here to listen.

New Album Details Announced

We’re thrilled to announce the new album, entitled Something, will be available everywhere January 24th, 2012

Something was written and recorded over 18 months in New York and London and was produced with Dan Carey (Kylie Minogue/Hot Chip).

Preview new music and watch the new video for “Amamaemonesia”.