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In Memoriam: Bands We Lost In 2009

Scientists say the weeks between Thanksgiving and Chrismukkah are the most depressing time of year (or maybe I read that on Friendster) and it's easy…
Scott Lapatine | December 4, 2009 - 1:04 pm

More The XYZ Affair stories

Alex Feder – “Moments Of Silence” (Stereogum Premiere)

The XYZ Affair's Alex Feder last showed up in these pages under the guise of Leonard Friend. New single "Moments Of Silence" finds Feder relocated…
Chris DeVille | August 13, 2014 - 11:23 am

Leonard Friend – “Everything For The Sake Of Everything (Luke Top Remix)”

Leonard Friend is the electronic pop project of Alex Feder (ex-XYZ Affair), who initially showed up on our radar thanks to their '90s-Nickolodeon-cameo-heavy clip for…
Corban Goble | February 6, 2012 - 1:51 pm

New XYZ Affair – 2 Summer Jams

When it comes to bands named for 18th century diplomatic debacles, Brooklyn's the XYZ Affair easily make our top ten. JK they win. They're best…
Amrit Singh | May 8, 2009 - 9:52 am

New XYZ Affair Video – “Evening Life”

Following up a viral smash for a first video is no simple task. Particularly when your first one hit all the right notes (and grabbed…
Amrit Singh | August 6, 2008 - 12:52 pm

The ‘Gum Drop XLVII: Hear New XYZ Affair, Win An Epiphone Electric Guitar

The XYZ Affair found their way onto our radar with a slime-filled Nickelodeon-packed "All My Friends" video. The Brooklyn band's new Trials EP includes standout…
Brandon Stosuy | July 23, 2008 - 10:40 am

The XYZ Affair – “Evening Life”

The XYZ Affair found their way onto our radar with a slime-filled Nickelodeon-packed "All My Friends" video. The Brooklyn band's new Trials EP includes standout…
Brandon Stosuy | July 22, 2008 - 12:48 pm

More On XYZ Affair’s Nick Clip

Since there was a positive response to yesterday's XYZ Affair video post, and we messed up relaying the proper tourdates twice, we figured it was…
Stereogum | July 13, 2007 - 5:01 pm

New XYZ Affair Video – “All My Friends”

Fresh-scrubbed local rockers The XYZ Affair came on our radar earlier this year, inviting comparisons to Weezer and Queen, and conjuring recollections of our favorite…
Stereogum | July 12, 2007 - 1:34 pm

New Weezer Slated For ’08

When we heard the new Rentals tune, we threw down the gauntlet at camp Weezer, saying "your move." Rivers took that shit to heart. A…
Stereogum | June 27, 2007 - 10:17 am