The xx - "Basic Space" (Live on Alexa Chung) (video)

by Tyler Gould

24 November 2009

 

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 it all fits for The xx, who seem to have emerged from the other side of the recording studio with an identity that is all their own. Their debut LP kills it, and so does this performance of “Basic Space”.

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