Articles tagged xiu xiu

21 Feb 2017 // 3:30 AM

Xiu Xiu: Forget

On their latest effort, Xiu Xiu express their grave existential concerns in a structured, disciplined pop format, managing to sound palatable and even fun without diminishing any of their gravity or darkness.

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Wondering, Maybe: An Interview With Jamie Stewart of Xiu Xiu

"Okay, we'll just go forth and not think about it at all. Hold the hand of the musical universe and see where she takes us."

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25 Jan 2017 // 12:00 PM

Xiu Xiu - “Jenny GoGo” (Singles Going Steady)

"Jenny GoGo" is a tormented industrial nightmare, with Jamie Stewart's hushed, unsteady vocals proving far creepier than any of the screeching, ominous electronic noise could ever be.

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5 May 2016 // 9:09 AM

Xiu Xiu - “Into the Night” (Singles Going Steady)

Xiu Xiu bring their characteristic experimental noise to a Twin Peaks soundtrack tribute.

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Blue Water White Death: Blue Water White Death

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.

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Dear God I Love Xiu Xiu

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."

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Xiu Xiu + Tune-Yards: 14.April.10 - Washington D.C.

Upstaging Xiu Xiu's Jamie Stewart is no mean feat but Tune-Yards' Merrill Garbus made even that look easy.

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Xiu Xiu: Dear God, I Hate Myself

Xiu Xiu's seventh studio album constantly begs the question: is Jamie Stewart serious?

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Xiu Xiu Dear God, I Hate Myself (Kill Rock Stars) Releasing: 23 February There’s a new Xiu Xiu album coming out, which I don’t

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2 Feb 2010 // 7:00 AM

Xiu Xiu’s new album Dear God, I Hate Myself is coming out later this month, the 23rd to be exact, and the group just

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1 May 2008 // 12:00 AM

Xiu Xiu

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.

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29 Jan 2008 // 10:01 PM

Xiu Xiu: Women as Lovers

Predictably, yet another bold and consistently satisfying release in Xiu Xiu's discography.

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Xiu Xiu: Remixed & Covered

Even in the hands of others, Xiu Xiu's music can still hurt so good.

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17 Apr 2007 // 8:21 AM

Ed Rec Vol 2 Various Artists Ed Rec Vol 2 Feadz Medley [MP3]       Xiu Xiu Hello from Eau Claire (Gold Chains remix)

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27 Oct 2006 // 12:00 AM

Xiu Xiu

As New England's iconic foliage reaches the peak of its bold color change, avant-garde drama queens Xiu Xiu one-up Mother Nature with a little change of their own.

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14 Sep 2006 // 12:00 AM

Xiu Xiu: The Air Force

The Air Force is, without a doubt, Xiu Xiu’s best album and grandest statement.

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16 Nov 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Xiu Xiu: Life and Live

Xiu Xiu flourishes as it wades through layers of childish cries with unabashedly candid mutterings and confrontational arrangements.

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10 Jul 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Xiu Xiu: La Foret

Trust Jamie Stewart to deliver the Feel-Bad Hit of the Summer.

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	Xiu Xiu: Fabulous Muscles

Jamie Stewart can sure leave a lasting impression on a listener. No one is better at feeling miserable, singing about feeling miserable, and making every

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20 Apr 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Xiu Xiu: A Promise

While mainstream rock ‘n’ roll music continues to weave its spell on the masses in its myriad forms, whether it’s protest music, a form

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//Mixed media

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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