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Xiu Xiu Albums From Worst To Best

Jamie Stewart was applying to become an airport baggage handler the day his father, a musician and record producer, committed suicide. Stewart never finished the…
Lindsey Rhoades | March 7, 2017 - 11:12 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Thanksgiving is coming up, and many of us are dreading the difficult conversations we'll be having with family around the dinner table this year. By…
Stereogum | November 18, 2016 - 5:08 pm

The Week In Pop

The Long Journey Of “Fast Car”

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Chris DeVille | September 8, 2016 - 4:58 pm

More Xiu Xiu stories

Stream HEALTH’s Excellent, Collab-Heavy New Album DISCO4 :: PART I

Over their long career, the constantly-mutating Los Angeles dance-punk band HEALTH has released a remix album to go along with every actual album that they've…
Tom Breihan | October 16, 2020 - 12:40 pm

Real Estate, Stephin Merritt, Thurston Moore, & More Announced For Galaxie 500 Cover Series

Dream-pop greats Galaxie 500 are being honored with a cover series to coincide with the vinyl reissue of their live album Copenhagen for Record Store…
James Rettig | August 3, 2020 - 10:16 am

Xiu Xiu, Owen, Palehound, & More Contribute To Polyvinyl’s Stay Home Compilation

Today, Polyvinyl Record Co. is releasing a new compilation called Stay Home to highlight artists from their roster and support them during this trying time.
James Rettig | April 8, 2020 - 11:05 am


HEALTH returned with the new album VOL 4: SLAVES OF FEAR at the beginning of the year. Since then, the Los Angeles electronic noise-rockers have…
Peter Helman | December 12, 2019 - 10:38 am

Musicians Pledge To Boycott Amazon Events Over ICE Contract

This December, Amazon Web Services, Amazon's cloud computer and web hosting arm, will host Las Vegas' Intersect Festival, the service's first music festival. There's no…
Tom Breihan | October 24, 2019 - 11:08 am

Xiu Xiu Cancel Tour For Mental Health Reasons

Earlier this year, Jamie Stewart's amorphous and long-running art-pop collective Xiu Xiu released their album Girl With Basket Of Fruit. They've already toured North America…
Tom Breihan | September 20, 2019 - 10:30 am

Xiu Xiu – “Pumpkin Attack On Mommy And Daddy” Video

Next month, art-pop freaks Xiu Xiu are releasing their latest album, Girl With Basket Of Fruit. We heard its lead single, "Scisssssssors," late last year…
James Rettig | January 15, 2019 - 11:30 am

Xiu Xiu – “Scisssssssors” Video

Apart from their Mitski collaboration for John Cameron Mitchell’s galactic romance How To Talk To Girls At Parties, Xiu Xiu have stayed relatively quiet since…
Gil Green | December 6, 2018 - 11:00 am

Xiu Xiu & Mitski – “Between The Breaths”

Mitski recorded vocals for a song featured on the How To Talk To Girls At Parties soundtrack. The movie tells the story of a kid…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 20, 2018 - 11:43 am

Watch Xiu Xiu Cover ZZ Top’s “Sharp Dressed Man”

The latest band to participate in an A.V. Club Undercover session is Xiu Xiu. The Jamie Stewart-led project decided to do ZZ Top's "Sharp Dressed
James Rettig | June 27, 2017 - 2:21 pm

Xiu Xiu – “Wondering” Video

Xiu Xiu have shared a video for "Wondering," a track off their recently-released album, FORGET. It takes place entirely in a hotel room and features…
James Rettig | March 9, 2017 - 12:55 pm

Stream Xiu Xiu FORGET

Later this week, confrontational art-pop veterans Xiu Xiu will release FORGET, their new album. Indie super-producer John Congleton, Deerhoof drummer Greg Saunier, and Xiu Xiu…
Tom Breihan | February 20, 2017 - 11:44 am

Xiu Xiu – “Get Up” Video

Xiu Xiu are just a few weeks out from the release of their new album FORGET, which follows last year's Twin Peaks soundtrack tribute. Thus…
Pranav Trewn | February 9, 2017 - 5:20 pm

Xiu Xiu – “Jenny GoGo” Video

A few months ago, Xiu Xiu announced their new full-length project, FORGET with "Wondering," a track we liked so much that it made our 5
James Rettig | January 12, 2017 - 10:07 am
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