Posts Tagged ‘the xx’

The xx Are Currently Recording Their Third Album in Marfa, Texas

After putting on an incredible run of intimate shows in New York in March, The xx are back to work, recording and writing new music in Marfa, Texas. Photos posted on Young Turks’ Instagram and on the... Read more »

Watch Deaf Dancers Move to Jamie xx’s “Sleep Sound” in His Beautiful New Music Video

There are a lot of bad music videos out there. Jamie xx’s video for “Sleep Sound” doesn’t fall into that category. London artist/poet Sofia Mattioli was tasked to create a set of visuals for The xx... Read more »

The xx Trapped Me in a Tiny Cube and It Made Me Realize I Was Part of Something Much Bigger

"I'll put on a performance," goes the chorus of one of the new songs that The xx played at the final of 25 intimate shows at the Park Avenue Armory in New York. And it really... Read more »

The xx Announce Spring Tour

In addition to The xx’s 25-show Park Avenue Armory residency in New York, the band have announced a string of U.S. tour dates to follow. Though the list is short, The xx explains why they chose... Read more »

The xx to Play a New York City Residency in March 2014

If you’re a fan of the xx and already live in the New York City area, awesome. If not, start saving for a plane ticket now because the band just announced a unique 25-show residency at... Read more »

Warpaint, Martina Topley-Bird, and Mark Lanegan Cover The xx’s “Crystalised”

There’s a certain smoothness and coolness to the vocals of The xx’s Romy Madley Croft and, to a lesser extent, Oliver Sim. It’s clear across their whole body of work, and especially on debut album standout “Crystalised,”... Read more »

Music Recommendations Based on Artists You Already Like

It's 2013, and human beings are still trying to figure out how to automate music discovery. Trends come and go, new services pop up and disappear, and a music discovery app is created, marketed, and killed... Read more »

The xx – “Angels (Budo Remix)”

Following his remix of Lorde‘s “Swingin’ Party,” Budo‘s already back with another one, taking on The xx’s “Angels” this time around. I know what you’re thinking: “Don’t we already have enough remixes of The xx?” But... Read more »

Video: The xx – “Fiction”

The xx‘s new visuals for “Fiction” act as a gentle reminder for their listeners of just how excellent their most recent album, Coexist, is (in case you had forgotten). Done completely in black and white, the... Read more »

Watch The xx and Jessie Ware Perform Together in Berlin

The xx were recently in Berlin for their Night + Day festival series and during their set, the band treated fans by bringing out Jessie Ware to perform a few songs with them. Together they covered... Read more »

The xx – “Unfold (BeazyTymes Remix)”

The xx draw remixes out of beatmakers in piles. Their sparse composition allows DJs plenty of flex space to tweak and twist the fragile Brits in every direction. Unfortunately, this often results in messy splices, broken... Read more »

The xx – “Shelter (BeazyTymes Remix)”

A few weeks ago, BeazyTymes shared a remix of The xx‘s cover of Aaliyah‘s “Hot Like Fire,” and it was obvious that the young producer was on to something. Earlier today, he uploaded yet another xx... Read more »

Music Recommendations Based On Bands You Already Like

It's 2013, and human beings are still trying to figure out how to automate music discovery. Trends come and go, new services pop up and disappear, and a music discovery app is created, marketed, and killed... Read more »

The xx – “Hot Like Fire (BeazyTymes Remix)”

The xx has inspired an infinite number of remixes, so what’s another one? Some time ago, The xx covered Aaliyah‘s “Hot Like Fire” and created a delicate, airy thing. Chicago’s BeazyTymes, a 17-year-old producer who has... Read more »

Stream The Jay-Z Curated “Great Gatsby” Soundtrack In Its Entirety

As far as movie soundtracks are concerned, it doesn’t get much bigger than this. It was announced late last year that Jay-Z had signed on to executive produce The Great Gatsby movie album. Ever since we’ve... Read more »