Sunday, October 17 2010
Hope you know how to swim, for the masterminds behind Xiu Xiu and Shearwater are here to take you on a foreboding journey through the dangers of the deep ocean.
Monday, July 19 2010
Humor is not uncommon in Xiu Xiu's music, which often contains similar, nuanced playfulness. Asked where it comes from, Stewart is quick to take a jab at himself. "I'm sort of a dumbass. It's probably initially really inspired by the aforementioned and oft-mentioned Morrissey in that a lot of his songs are incredibly depressing but really funny."
Friday, April 16 2010
Upstaging Xiu Xiu's Jamie Stewart is no mean feat but Tune-Yards' Merrill Garbus made even that look easy.
Sunday, February 21 2010
Xiu Xiu's seventh studio album constantly begs the question: is Jamie Stewart serious?
Friday, February 19 2010
Tuesday, February 2 2010
Thursday, May 1 2008
Yes, a Xiu Xiu performance is intense. However, this intensity does not much involve an audience. It’s an intensity directed inward, with frontperson Jamie Stewart offering little to no interaction with the crowd -- indeed, very little eye contact at all.
Tuesday, January 29 2008
Predictably, yet another bold and consistently satisfying release in Xiu Xiu's discography.
Wednesday, May 2 2007
Even in the hands of others, Xiu Xiu's music can still hurt so good.