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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

Deconstructing

2012 In Review: The New Wave Of R&B Comes Into Full Bloom

Throughout the course of my life I have not been what you would call an R&B listener. A brief history of my dabbling: I owned…
Chris DeVille | December 24, 2012 - 1:04 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Virtually the entire music-blogging universe (except me) is at CMJ right now, so you'll have to forgive the indie music universe for neglecting to drop…
Tom Breihan | October 19, 2012 - 10:38 am

More The XX stories

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

The xx Playing SNL This Month With Host Kristen Wiig

Earlier today, the xx officially announced their third album, I See You, and shared its lead single, "On Hold," and now we've got word that…
James Rettig | November 10, 2016 - 12:35 pm

The xx – “On Hold”

It's true! The xx do have a new album called I See You coming soon -- this January, to be specific. They officially announced it…
Chris DeVille | November 10, 2016 - 7:49 am

New The xx Album I See You Apparently Coming Soon

Over the last week, the xx have been teasing something with snippets of new tracks tucked away into an in the studio playlist. The band…
James Rettig | November 7, 2016 - 5:39 pm

The xx Share Another Snippet Of New Music

Late last week, the xx put a 55-second-long snippet of new music into an in-the-studio playlist, and they followed that up again over the weekend…
James Rettig | November 7, 2016 - 1:27 pm

Did The xx Sneak Some New Original Music Into Their Studio Playlist?

Last month, the xx said that they were in the studio recording the follow-up to their 2012 album, Coexist. At the time, they shared a
James Rettig | November 2, 2016 - 3:46 pm

The xx Share Fall Tour Dates, “In The Studio” Playlist

It's been four years and some change since the xx dropped Coexist. Though Jamie xx released the excellent In Colour last year, we've waited Obama's…
Collin Robinson | October 10, 2016 - 2:30 pm

OneRepublic – “Fingertips” (Feat. The xx’s Romy Madley Croft)

OneRepublic's new LP, OhMyMy, came out today, and it features a surprise cameo from the xx's Romy Madley Croft. She sings on the track "Fingertips,"
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 7, 2016 - 9:56 am

Lollapalooza 2017 South America Lineups

Lollapalooza's three South American iterations in Brazil, Argentina, and Chile are returning next year, and their lineups have just been announced. Metallica, the Strokes, the…
James Rettig | September 28, 2016 - 10:41 am

Hear Jamie xx Perform With His xx Bandmates, Four Tet, And Warpaint’s Stella Mozgawa On BBC Radio 1

Jamie xx performed on Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show today, and he was joined by his xx bandmates Romy Madley Croft and Oliver Sim,…
James Rettig | November 18, 2015 - 5:03 pm
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