Showing All "The XX" Posts

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" guest vocalist Daley was also in the…   Read Story »
When Brandon wrote about OMD's first new album in 14 years, he said the rise of bands like The xx made this a good time for their comeback. Here's something to cement the connection. OMD's cover of…   Read Story »
It looks like NME skipped their annual Cool List last year, so this year's Cool List had to be extra cool (there are 25 more slots this time). You'll recognized a number of American names in the top…   Read Story »
Austin City Limits hosted some of the nicest weather in years alongside an impressive line up with main headliners The Strokes, Muse and the Eagles. Some tough scheduling choices though needed to be…   Read Story »
The xx brought the "Crystalised" to Kimmel, keeping their whispered cool on his Bud Light-sponsored stage. The logos behind them are cheesy, but the band do look great bathed in black and…   Read Story »
Keiren Hebden created a 9-minute layered, electro-danceable version of Mercury Prize winners the xx’s "VCR." He should've called it "DVD." (Via Pretty Much Amazing)   Read Story »
Jamie Smith made "Far Nearer" during a break between tours with the xx (and after he bought himself a steel pan). The new solo single premiered on Xfm's "X-Posure" two nights ago, though, as Smith…   Read Story »
After picking up the Mercury Prize, The xx kicked off their final leg of their US tour at the Hollywood Palladium. The bill was stacked high with local psychedelia darlings Warpaint and Zola Jesus…   Read Story »
This year's Barclaycard Mercury Prize, awarded annually by a panel of industry insiders to the UK and Ireland's most excellent LP (or Roni Size/Reprazent’s New Forms), goes this year to the xx for…   Read Story »
Courtney Love already hates her, so Gossip Girl's Carrie Wright Taylor Momsen probably didn't think twice about dissing Rihanna in Spin a few weeks back. “People think pop is rock, and the lines…   Read Story »