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Austra – “Painful Like (XXXY Remix)”

Austra are gearing up to release an EP of remixes of Olympia track “Painful Like” and here is the first from London’s XXXY. The EP will also feature a remix from Azari & III’s Dinamo Azari and two others. Check out the remix below. More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / August 20, 2013 - 3:25 pm

xxxy – “I Know This (Can’t Be Love)”

The British dance producer xxxy is about to release a new EP called Everything, and one of its songs is a clipped, breezy jam called “I Know This (Can’t Be Love)” with a sped-up soul sample and some seriously wobbly bass tones. It’s dizzily great springtime listening, and you can hear it below. More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 4, 2012 - 3:51 pm

The 25 Bands We’re Most Excited To See At SXSW 2012

Hey, everybody, it’s that time again! South By Southwest 2012. Are you ready? How’s your hashtag game? Can you feel the early-onset FOMO? As the Austin institution grows larger and larger, with more and more high-level acts (ahem) interjecting themselves into the fray, there’s still plenty of room for the groups that are just starting… More »

By: Stereogum / March 9, 2012 - 11:24 am

xxxy – “Kerpow”

Here’s a stream of “Kerpow,” the new track from xxxy (Manchester-based producer behind the memorable garage standout “Ordinary Things“). Pairs nicely with “Knock Knock“:… More »

By: Amrit Singh / June 1, 2011 - 1:08 pm

Remixtape: Vol. 2

A few weeks back James Blake told SPIN, “Remixing is like musical prostitution.” Ha — relax, James Blake. This is the column in which we beg to differ. Much in the spirit of our inaugural Remixtape this month’s collection features reworkings from both in-demand prostitutes and adept indie rock knob twiddlers. Honorable mention to Tyler,… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / March 18, 2011 - 12:50 pm

How To Dress Well – “Ready For The World (xxxy Re-edit)”

We first heard “Ready For The World” a little over a year ago, but it’s still got some remixing life in it: There was Twin Sister’s remix last summer and this new one’s from Manchester producer xxxy (pictured above). More »

By: jessica / March 2, 2011 - 3:28 pm