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It still feels like summer, but that won’t last long. We’re less than two weeks away from #PSL and before you know it we’ll be wearing flannel. It’s not a moment too soon: unless you somehow avoided all major news (and everything Donald Trump has said) recently, this summer hurt like a motherfucker. How appropriate… More »

Last week, the internet was taken by storm with scheduled and unscheduled hip-hop releases. Mac Miller premiered the track “100 Grandkids” off his long-delayed upcoming release, GO:OD AM; Lil B and Chance The Rapper fulfilled their Instagram post’s collaboration promise with the silent release of Free (Based Freestyles Mixtape); and Curren$y, with nothing to gai… More »

The song of the summer is a slippery, ephemeral thing. You can try to predict it, labels can (and will) try their hardest to make sure that their song is the one that comes out on top, but it’s still an imprecise science. It means different things to different people, certain niches will gravitate toward… More »

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Jamie xx – “Loud Places (Herbert’s Louder Dub)”

One of the many highlights off of Jamie xx's stunning In Colour was "Loud Places," one of two songs on the album featuring his the…
Peter Helman | August 27, 2015 - 11:11 pm
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Livestream Jamie xx And Friends’ Surprise Boiler Room Set

Fresh off of the release of his fantastic new album In Colour — and even fresher off of the North American leg of his In
Peter Helman | August 10, 2015 - 8:00 pm

Jamie xx – “I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times) (Skepta Remix)”

For the past couple of weeks, Drake and OVO co-founder Oliver El-Khatib have been using their Beats 1 show OVO Sound Radio to premiere some
Peter Helman | August 8, 2015 - 7:59 pm
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Hear Jamie xx’s Beats 1 Radio Mix

Jamie xx gets played a whole lot on Apple’s Beats 1 Radio; the internet radio station treats him the way most pop radio stations treat…
Tom Breihan | July 27, 2015 - 9:32 am
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Preview Jamie xx’s Soundscapes Composition “Ultramarine”

Earlier this month, we found out that Jamie xx was commissioned to create a composition for the National Gallery's latest Soundscapes exhibition in London, where…
Lisa Brown | July 21, 2015 - 11:46 am

6 Memorable Moments From Pitchfork Fest 2015 Sunday

It can be easy to feel beaten-down and bedraggled on the third day of a three-day festival, especially if you’re not a teenager anymore. And…
Tom Breihan | July 20, 2015 - 10:42 am
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Jamie xx – “Loud Places (John Talabot Remix)”

Last month, Tim Sweeney's Beats In Space WNYU radio show shared a brand new John Talabot remix of Jamie xx's "Loud Places." The song premiered…
Misha Sesar | July 9, 2015 - 12:28 pm

Jamie xx Creates “Ultramarine” Installation For National Gallery’s Soundscapes Exhibition

Jamie xx was commissioned to create a composition for the National Gallery's new Soundscapes exhibition, which opens tomorrow in London. The aim of the exhibit…
James Rettig | July 7, 2015 - 10:36 am
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Watch Clips Of The Tree Of Codes Ballet Scored By Jamie xx

Jamie xx wrote the score to a new ballet, Tree Of Codes, which premiered at the Manchester International Festival this past Friday. This marks the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 6, 2015 - 9:55 am

Is Noel Gallagher Working With Jamie xx?

Yesterday, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds headlined Best Kept Secret Festival in the Netherlands. Dutch site 3voor12 got a chance to speak to him while…
Peter Helman | June 21, 2015 - 11:07 am
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The 50 Best Albums Of 2015 So Far

The amount of great music in the past six months has been almost unfair. As in: How are we supposed to process all this? How…
Stereogum | June 16, 2015 - 11:08 am
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Watch Jamie xx Play Seth Meyers With Romy, Jehnny Beth, Caroline Polachek, More

Jamie xx released his solo masterpiece In Colour earlier this month, and one of its high points is "Loud Places," the bittersweet disco banger that…
Tom Breihan | June 16, 2015 - 8:49 am
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5 Memorable Sets From Bonnaroo 2015 Saturday

Saturday at Bonnaroo can sometimes be a tricky thing. While you’re in the thick of the weekend and things can get a little crazy around…
Ryan Leas | June 14, 2015 - 5:52 pm
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Preview Jamie xx’s Tree Of Codes Ballet Track “Pianna”

Jamie xx just released his debut solo LP In Colour, and it's one of the year's best albums. As an encore, he's also composed the…
Tom Breihan | June 9, 2015 - 11:01 am

Watch Jamie xx Perform “Loud Places” With A Choir On Le Grand Journal

Jamie xx's dark horse of an electronic pop album, In Colour, drops today -- in fact, it's our Album Of The Week! -- and today…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 2, 2015 - 5:27 pm
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Album Of The Week: Jamie xx In Colour

When Jamie xx played Coachella, people danced. Maybe that shouldn't be surprising; Jamie xx is, at least on the face of it, a famous dance…
Tom Breihan | June 2, 2015 - 5:17 pm
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Hear Alternate Versions Of Jamie xx’s In Colour Tracks

Jamie xx's gorgeous, incandescent solo debut In Colour comes out next week, and it's the sort of album we're going to be talking about for…
Tom Breihan | May 28, 2015 - 9:30 am
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