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The xx's long-awaited sophomore album Coexist arrives in fall, and now we finally get to hear a song from it. "Angels," the album's opener and first single, is a spindly, delicately romantic song…   Read Story »
The xx have been performing a lot of new material lately, so it was a matter of time before they released the details for the forthcoming Coexist, an announcement that came last week. Now they're…   Read Story »
As suggested by the slew of recent live dates that featured new material, London's the xx will put out their second album, Coexist -- the follow-up to 2009's beloved self-titled debut -- this fall on…   Read Story »
The xx recently played their first hometown shows in a while, taking the opportunity to debut a few new songs. And pretty soon, those of us who live in North America -- or, at least, a few select…   Read Story »
Lately, the xx has been out in London playing a short series of intimate gigs, gigs they've used to work out some new material. Friday night, they played London's Battersea Arts Center, and another…   Read Story »
The xx recently returned to the stage for their first few small shows in quite some time, and they took the opportunity to debut some of their long-awaited new material. We already posted video of…   Read Story »
The xx returned to the live arena via three low-key performances in London, the third of which is Friday at Battersea Arts Centre. Last night, at their performance in Homerton, they opened with a new…   Read Story »
At about 49 minutes on the embed below, the xx's sonic architect, Jamie, shares the latest iteration of his by now practically patented steel-drummed/florid-house dance music. There's a disassociated…   Read Story »
Jamie xx is, it would seem, a true perfectionist. The xx's producer has already released two remixes of Radiohead's King Of Limbs track "Bloom," and now there's a third out there. His latest take on…   Read Story »
The xx have started recording a second album and today posted a demo from these sessions on their blog xx-xx.co.uk. The track's called "Open Eyes" and comes with a hazy video. Download and/or watch…   Read Story »