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The Most Disappointing Albums of 2012
17 Dec 2012 // 5:00 PM
Another year, another round of disappointments. While previous years may have been more obvious in their selections, this year’s list is fairly fortuitous, blending a variety of genres and artists.
The Best 60 Albums of 2009
17 Dec 2009 // 4:00 PM
PopMatters presents our 60 best albums of 2009, highlighted by a bevy of American indie rock juggernauts, the return of a hip-hop master, and a couple of the finest voices on the planet.
In Defense of Opening Acts
13 Feb 2013 // 5:29 PM
You know how you want to time your concert arrival to miss the opening act? You could be missing out on your next musical obsession.
The xx: I See You
16 Jan 2017 // 4:20 AM
Building off Jamie xx's In Colour, the xx have at last escaped from their own self-imposed limitations.
The xx: Coexist
10 Sep 2012 // 6:06 PM
Coexist may be the kind of album that fully reveals itself over time, but, for now, one of the year's most anticipated releases only keeps you waiting for something more to happen.
The xx Share New Video "On Hold" From Upcoming LP 'I See You'
28 Nov 2016 // 5:14 AM
The xx release "On Hold" video and tour date schedule ahead of January album release.
Counterbalance: The xx - 'xx'
22 Jan 2016 // 4:05 AM
Watch things on VCRs with me and talk about big love. I think we're superstars -- or at least the xx are. A 2009 indie pop masterpiece is the focus of this week's Counterbalance.
British band The xx: masters of simplicity, generators of buzz
30 Mar 2010 // 12:32 AM
AUSTIN, Texas — The breathy back-and-forth vocals and simmering erotic tension that suffuse the debut album "xx" by the British indie band The xx might lead