The quintet's refined funk tweaks the genre-busting dance rock of classic Prince and New Order with a modern, synth-happy sheen. [16 Jun 2006, p.77]
As far as improvements go, The Warning isn't so much a triumph as it is a reach in the right direction.
The Warning shows us a Hot Chip both familiar and unexpectedly progressive.
[A] fantastic collection of nu-dance.
Imagine the Postal Service, but far more danceable and quirkily experimental.
Not all the ideas connect, but the tunes are plenty inviting.