Articles tagged the xx

2 Jun 2015 // 3:30 AM

Jamie xx: In Colour

Jamie xx steps out from behind the xx's monochromatic palette with a Technicolor solo debut, the appropriately titled In Colour.

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Waveform: New Highlights in the Electronic Underground

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.

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ACL Music Festival Day 2: 9 October 2010 - Austin, TX

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.

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At this past weekend’s Glastonbury Festival, Colombian pop sensation Shakira revealed that she too was a fan of the much revered indie wunderkinds the

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Divas Discover Indie Rock! (streams)

So maybe the latest trend in diva-pop is to look to their poor indie stepsisters for some needed inspiration. It might still take a little

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The xx: iTunes Live from Soho-EP

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.

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21 Apr 2010 // 10:00 PM

Big Ears Festival: 26-28 March 2010 - Knoxville, TN

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.

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The xx + jj + Nosaj Thing: 31.Mar.2010 - New York

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.

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4 Feb 2010 // 9:00 AM

The xx recently assembled a special mix for Annie Mac’s show on BBC 1 Radio. There’s a lot of songs in the mix list

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One of the innumerable upsides of playing minimalist post-punk is that people describe your records with words like confidence, maturity, subtlety, and the like, and

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CMJ 2009: Day 2 - Javelin + The xx + Saul Williams/Afro-Punk Tour

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

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The xx, from London, England, are amid a worldwide tour to promote their debut album, xx. This video is from their recent show in Brooklyn,

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7 Oct 2009 // 10:00 PM

The xx: xx

London’s the xx belongs to the rare and dignified breed of artists who, on their debut, emerge fully formed with a unique sound and style all their own.

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London’s the xx played Jools Holland’s show last week in advance of their US release of xx. The buzz is building on this

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Ubisoft Understands the Art of the Climb

// Moving Pixels

"Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed and Grow Home epitomize the art of the climb.

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