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The xx are the only band I've ever seen that can make a festival crowd sing along with a wordless song. That song is "Intro," the first track from their self-titled first album, and it's about as…   Read Story »
Jessie Ware's Tough Love title track showed the UK singer has not lost a step since 2012's tremendous debut Devotion. "Share It All," the Julio Bashmore-produced second song Ware's shared from the…   Read Story »
UPDATE: You may have already heard this song when it appeared untitled on a Pional mix last year. // While Jamie xx is in the midst of playing an intimate residency of 25 shows in New York…   Read Story »
Right now, the xx are near the end of their New York residency, where they're playing 25 shows to audiences of 40 people each. To make the shows special, the band's crew has built a tiny performance…   Read Story »
The xx took to Facebook today to announce a very unusual sort of residency: Over the course of 11 days next March, they'll play a series of 25 private concerts at New York's Park Avenue Armory with…   Read Story »
Martina Topley-Bird has joined Mark Lanegan and Warpaint to release this cover for the xx's "Crystalised." You'll remember Topley-Bird for vital vocal contributions to Tricky's Maxinquaye. It's a…   Read Story »
In the wake of celebrating Oli's birthday rather sexily down at Bonnaroo, the xx are releasing this promotional video for their "Sunset" self-remix. Here, the Jamie xx "Edit"'s dusky thump is affixed…   Read Story »
Today, The xx are putting on their Night + Day festival in London. The line-up includes The xx, Solange, Polica, Mount Kimbie, Jon Hopkins, and London Grammar on the main stage, plus a Bandstand…   Read Story »
In 1994, when there were no Vines or Instagrams or Twitter feeds or blog updates to at least slightly numb one's FOMO, I watched MTV's coverage of the Woodstock re-up as a means to dull my anger…   Read Story »
Director Young Replicant's new video for "Fiction," the spindly slow-burner from the xx's Coexist, is a visually ravishing black-and-white affair that finds Oliver Sim moodily wandering through an…   Read Story »