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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 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

The xx – “Say Something Loving”

The xx kicked off 2017 by previewing their new I See You single "Say Something Loving" via a Tokyo karaoke session. Now the full studio…
Chris DeVille | January 2, 2017 - 8:34 am

Watch The xx Sing New I See You Track “Say Something Loving” In Tokyo Karaoke Session

So far we've heard "On Hold" and "I Dare You" from the xx's forthcoming I See You, and this morning the band has kicked off…
Chris DeVille | January 1, 2017 - 10:05 am

The xx’s Oliver Sim Talks Overcoming Alcoholism

In the leadup to the release of new album I See You, the xx's Oliver Sim has revealed his struggle with alcoholism. In an interview…
Chris DeVille | December 28, 2016 - 11:58 am

The xx – “On Hold” Video

The xx have shared a video for "On Hold," the lead single from their forthcoming new album I See You, which was directed by Alasdair…
James Rettig | November 28, 2016 - 10:03 am

Watch The xx Play “On Hold” & “I Dare You” On SNL

The xx are returning in the new year with new album I See You, and last night, they guested on Saturday Night Live to play…
Peter Helman | November 20, 2016 - 11:05 am

Watch The xx’s Saturday Night Live Promos

The xx are performing on Saturday Night Live this weekend with host Kristen Wiig, and the teaser promos for the episode have just been released.
James Rettig | November 18, 2016 - 12:04 pm

The xx – “On Hold (Godmode ‘Have Fun And Pay Me’ Remix)”

The xx finally officially announced their new album, I See You, after adding some sneaky snippets of new music to their "In The Studio" playlist.
Collin Robinson | November 14, 2016 - 11:58 am

Hear The xx Debut “On Hold” Live During First Performance In 2 Years

In more xx news: After announcing their new album and a Saturday Night Live appearance earlier today, the band went on Annie Mac's BBC Radio…
James Rettig | November 10, 2016 - 4:59 pm
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