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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”

Take a look at this:…
Chris DeVille | September 8, 2016 - 4:58 pm

More Xiu Xiu stories

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

Stream The Polyvinyl Plays Polyvinyl Comp

Illinois indie rock label Polyvinyl Records is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a neat bit of self-referential reflection. On the 20-track compilation Polyvinyl Plays Polyvinyl,…
Chris DeVille | November 22, 2016 - 10:06 am

Xiu Xiu – “Wondering”

Xiu Xiu have kept busy over the last few years between their Twin Peaks soundtrack tribute, Merzbow collaboration, and The Magic Flute reinterpretation, but they…
James Rettig | November 16, 2016 - 9:02 am


Deerhoof – “Hi” (Xiu Xiu Cover In The Style Of White Reaper)

Polyvinyl, the independent record label based out of Champaign, Illinois, has announced Polyvinyl Plays Polyvinyl, a compilation commemorating 20 years in business. The album features…
Bruce Hamilton | September 15, 2016 - 10:10 am

Stream Xiu Xiu Plays The Music Of Twin Peaks

It would be pretty funny if confrontational art-poppers Xiu Xiu had made an album-length tribute to the Chicago garage-rock band Twin Peaks. But no: Xiu…
Tom Breihan | May 16, 2016 - 11:55 am

Xiu Xiu – “Into The Night” Video

Avant-pop group Xiu Xiu announced a Twin Peaks cover album in which they reimagine Angelo Badalamenti's iconic score from David Lynch's cherished TV show and…
Collin Robinson | April 14, 2016 - 11:11 am

Xiu Xiu – “Into The Night” (Julee Cruise Cover)

Later this month, on Record Store Day, the confrontational avant-pop group Xiu Xiu will release Plays The Music Of Twin Peaks, their double-LP tribute to…
Tom Breihan | April 7, 2016 - 12:14 pm
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