Wednesday, February 23 2011
To pair Jamie XX’s interest in this territory with a musical figure like Gil Scott-Heron makes even more sense than perhaps the original conceit of I’m New Here.
Wednesday, November 17 2010
Day two of our three day coverage of the ACL Music Festival, and fatigue still runs high, while Black Lips and LCD Soundsystem shine. M.I.A, unfortunately, is a different story.
Wednesday, June 30 2010
Friday, May 21 2010
Sunday, May 9 2010
It's not that the songs from the xx's iTunes live session aren't top-notch, it's that they're redundant renditions of the album originals.
Wednesday, April 21 2010
For Knoxville music and arts fans, it was time to show the rest of the world that we’ve got a pretty hip little town on our hands, and the Big Ears Festival is a perfect mission statement.
Thursday, April 1 2010
The music of the xx, jj and Nosaj Thing seems best enjoyed on a stoner’s record player rather than the stage of a 1,400 person capacity music hall.
Thursday, February 4 2010
Tuesday, November 24 2009
Thursday, October 22 2009
The CMJ Music Marathon and Film Festival invades New York City this week. Here's the latest from PopMatters' writers on the beat. Words and Pictures by Stephen Stirling