Posts Tagged ‘the xx’

Young Turks Calls Out Hugo Boss For Ripping Off The xx in a Commercial

Just a couple of weeks ago singer and producer SOHN claimed that car manufacturer Audi had used part of his song “Lessons” without his permission in a commercial for their Audi A3 Sportback, and now Young Turks are... Read more »

Music Recommendations Based on the Artists You Already Like (September 2014)

It's 2014, 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 »

XL Recordings Celebrate New Compilation With Never Before Seen Footage of Odd Future’s First European Tour

XL Recordings was founded in 1989 to release rave and dance music, and from those humble beginning it’s grown to be one of the most important indie labels that exists, releasing music across the genres, from Adele... Read more »

“I did something with him last week”: XL Recordings’ Studio Manager Dishes on the Mysterious Jai Paul

Jai Paul is certainly not an easy artist to pin down. After dropping our jaws in 2011 with the beautiful “BTSTU,” Jai Paul has gone on to almost completely stay away from any type of spotlight.... Read more »

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 »