The XX - Page 5

Radiohead – “Bloom (Jamie xx Remix 3)”

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…
Tom Breihan | January 20, 2012 - 10:25 am

The xx – “Open Eyes” (Demo)

The xx have started recording a second album and today posted a demo from these sessions on their blog The track's called "Open Eyes"
Scott Lapatine | December 25, 2011 - 1:03 pm

Rihanna – “Talk That Talk” (Feat. Jay-Z)

UPDATE: Also below, check out the full version of Rihanna's "Drunk On Love," the new track that samples the xx's "Intro." Rihanna's new…
Tom Breihan | November 14, 2011 - 10:03 am

Rihanna Hearts The xx

Her retro early-'90s-style club banger "We Found Love" has already blown the fuck up, and now we're learning more and more about Rihanna's forthcoming album…
Tom Breihan | November 10, 2011 - 12:38 pm

The Antlers Cover The xx’s “VCR”

Last month, we posted our list of the 10 best xx covers, and it included the Antlers' live version of the xx's "VCR." On their…
Tom Breihan | November 9, 2011 - 11:19 am

The xx Start A New Album, Blog

Today the xx announced (via @youngturks) that not only has the group begun work on a new album, but they've also established a new website/blog
Corban Goble | November 3, 2011 - 12:07 pm

Best Covers

The 10 Best xx Covers

The xx's music is fertile ground for imaginative covers, thanks to the space that the band creates and maintains within its own songs. Inspired by…
Corban Goble | October 19, 2011 - 2:19 pm

Everything But The Girl Covers The xx

Everything But The Girl principal members Tracy Thorn and Ben Watt reunited recently to record a cover of the xx's "Night Time" that the xx…
Corban Goble | October 18, 2011 - 4:10 pm

…And Does This Nokia Commercial Rip Off The xx?

The last time out, we had a rip-off that tread into a bit of a gray area thanks to a key change, but this recent…
Corban Goble | September 15, 2011 - 5:53 pm

Hercules & Love Affair – “Shelter” (The xx Cover)

xx's spaciously hushed torch song "Shelter" is a distinctive handle for first-time listeners, the most balladic track on an album designed to soundtrack your night…
Amrit Singh | March 1, 2011 - 9:50 am

Jamie xx – “Far Nearer”

It's easy to get lost in "Far Nearer," the 8-minute steel-drummed track from Jamie xx's forthcoming Numbers single. The song's been floating around for some…
Brandon Stosuy | February 22, 2011 - 2:35 pm


Remixtape: Vol. I

Most remixes are shit. This new feature exists in defense of The Remix. So, welcome to Remixtape: a monthly compilation of the best recent remix…
Amrit Singh | February 11, 2011 - 2:47 pm

Creep – “Days” (Feat. Romy Madley Croft) – Video

The glittery Ouija Board in this Warren Fischer-directed video for CREEP's debut single "Days" offers a great central image for the duo of Lauren Flax…
Brandon Stosuy | January 27, 2011 - 2:10 pm

Jamie xx Reworks Gil Scott-Heron

We mentioned Gil Scott- Heron's first album in 16 years, I'm New Here, when it came out back in June, and mentioned director Chris Cunningham's…
jessica | November 29, 2010 - 3:41 pm

Gorillaz Cover the xx

Gorillaz visited BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge to do acoustic versions of "On Melancholy Hill," and "Doncamatic," and a cover of The xx's "Crystalised." "Doncamatic"
jessica | November 22, 2010 - 1:10 pm