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This column is a weird one because the quality of music videos tends to vacillate wildly from week to week. Some weeks, there are just no motherfucking good ones, so I have to go hunting through…   Read Story »
"El Naco" is up there with "Support Our Troops" and "I Luv Abortion" in Xiu Xiu's discography in terms of pure discomfort factor. It's a dissonant, ugly song and now there is a fittingly unsettling…   Read Story »
Color War make dark, moody synth pop that walks a fine line; it sounds like something you could expect to hear in a club, but also something that you could see being remixed by Xiu Xiu. This remix of…   Read Story »
Last week Xiu Xiu released their grisly, violent video for the Angel Guts: Red Classroom single "Stupid In The Dark," and it ended up being our favorite video of the week. Now they have another one…   Read Story »
Why did everyone release their darkest and most fucked vidoes this week? Is it just too cold for some fun, sunny music videos? Are we experiencing a collective dark night of the soul? Or is it just…   Read Story »
It says a lot about Xiu Xiu's excellent new album Angel Guts: Red Classroom that the video for first single "Stupid In The Dark" is almost playful. The Amir Shoucri-directed clip captures a grisly…   Read Story »
Last year Xiu Xiu put out an album of Nina Simone covers (inspired by a conversation frontman Jamie Stewart had with Michael Gira of Swans) shortly before announcing their new album Angel Guts: Red…   Read Story »
Next month, the always-squirmy art-poppers Xiu Xiu will release their Nina Simone tribute album Nina, and we've posted their versions of "Don't Smoke In Bed" and "Just Say I Love Him." But Xiu Xiu…   Read Story »
The great indie-prog falsetto-floggers Shearwater will soon release their all-covers album Fellow Travelers, and we've already posted their excellent versions of Xiu Xiu's "I Luv The Valley Oh!" and…   Read Story »
"Just Say I Love Him" is another cut from Xiu Xiu's upcoming Nina Simone covers album. We've already heard his rendition of "Don't Smoke In Bed" when we also learned that the project was inspired by…   Read Story »