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Movie Musical Soundtracks Have The Charts Feeling Like La La Land

This is one of my more controversial views, a position so conservative some might call it retrograde, but in light of this past week’s events…
Chris DeVille | January 26, 2017 - 2:27 pm

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: The xx I See You

I once had a college professor who gave a whole class on how important the opening sentence of a novel is. A great opening line…
Tom Breihan | January 6, 2017 - 11:19 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

We listen to music to feel like we are part of something bigger than ourselves. We listen to music to challenge our worldview. We listen…
Stereogum | November 11, 2016 - 5:35 pm

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Watch The xx Perform “I Dare You” On Colbert

On the off day in between their tour dates in Philadelphia and New York, the xx stopped by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert to…
James Rettig | May 19, 2017 - 9:36 am

The xx Announce Night + Day Iceland Festival

The xx have announced that their Night + Day festival will be heading to Iceland in July after stints in Lisbon, Berlin, and Brixton. It'll…
James Rettig | May 10, 2017 - 9:55 am

The xx – “A Violent Noise (Four Tet Remix)”

Four Tet, the veteran British producer known to his parents as Kieran Hebden, comes from the same adventurous-but-withdrawn beat-music mindset that gave us the xx's…
Tom Breihan | April 12, 2017 - 9:55 am

Glastonbury 2017 Lineup

For all the attention we give things like Coachella and Bonnaroo, the UK's Glastonbury Festival is probably the biggest and most historically significant music festival…
Tom Breihan | March 30, 2017 - 8:53 am

Watch The xx Perform Jamie xx’s Florence & The Machine Remix With Florence Welch

Lately, the xx have been welcoming some special guests to the stage during their Day + Night residency in Brixton. In the past few days,…
Tom Breihan | March 16, 2017 - 11:09 am

Watch Savages’ Jehnny Beth Perform “Infinity” With The xx

The xx's week-long Night + Day residency at London's O2 Brixton Academy, which wrapped up tonight, has already brought them together with Robyn and Cat
Peter Helman | March 15, 2017 - 10:37 pm

Watch Cat Power & The xx’s Romy Madley Croft Perform “Maybe Not”

The xx are winding down their week-long Night + Day residency at London's O2 Brixton Academy. The series of shows has already led to a…
Peter Helman | March 14, 2017 - 6:52 pm

Watch Robyn Perform “With Every Heartbeat” With The xx

The xx are in the middle of a week-long residency at London's O2 Brixton Academy as part of their Night + Day event series, and…
Peter Helman | March 11, 2017 - 7:20 pm

The xx – “Say Something Loving” Video

The xx came back early this year with I See You, their third album, and they've just followed up their "On Hold" video with another…
Tom Breihan | March 7, 2017 - 10:07 am

Watch The xx Play “Lips” & “Say Something Loving” On The Tonight Show

The xx released their much-anticipated third album I See You on Friday, and last night, they made their first big televised appearance since the LP…
Tom Breihan | January 18, 2017 - 8:39 am

Watch The xx Cover Drake & Rihanna’s “Too Good” In The BBC Live Lounge

The xx are, after a fashion, Drake and Rihanna collaborators. After all, "Take Care," the best of Drake and Rihanna's collaborations, was built on a…
Tom Breihan | January 13, 2017 - 9:00 am

Stream The xx I See You

The xx are back. The atmospheric British trio have just released their dancier, sample-savvy new album I See You, the follow-up to 2012's Coexist and…
Peter Helman | January 13, 2017 - 12:01 am

The xx Announce North American Tour

The xx have announced a North American tour in support of their forthcoming third album, I See You. It kicks off with their appearance at
James Rettig | January 5, 2017 - 10:34 am
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