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Demons, Caravaggio, and Feminism: Xiu Xiu on ‘Girl with Basket of Fruit’

Demons, Caravaggio, and Feminism: Xiu Xiu on ‘Girl with Basket of Fruit’

Sparked by Caravaggio's Boy with Basket of Fruit, Xiu Xiu's Jamie Stewart sees the title of their latest work, Girl with Basket of Fruit, as a comment on feminist politics and the precarious role of women in the world.

Xiu Xiu Produce Another Work of Chaotic Essence in ‘Girl With a Basket of Fruit’

Xiu Xiu Produce Another Work of Chaotic Essence in ‘Girl With a Basket of Fruit’

Returning after the very strong Forget, the experimental band Xiu Xiu returns with their new album, revisiting their more chaotic and unpredictable self in order to further their sound.

Xiu Xiu: Forget

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

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."
Xiu Xiu – “Jenny GoGo” (Singles Going Steady)

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.
Xiu Xiu – “Into the Night” (Singles Going Steady)

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

Xiu Xiu bring their characteristic experimental noise to a Twin Peaks soundtrack tribute.
Deerhoof: La Isla Bonita

Deerhoof: La Isla Bonita

Deerhoof's 12th album channels the band's musical chops toward sharp political critique while retaining moments of whimsical release.
Xiu Xiu: Angel Guts, Red Classroom

Xiu Xiu: Angel Guts, Red Classroom

Stripping down to the core elements can reveal a whole new sound for some bands. For Xiu Xiu, it makes a band already invested in creating intentionally difficult music sound too difficult to be worthwhile.
A Knife in the Sun: An Interview with Xiu Xiu

A Knife in the Sun: An Interview with Xiu Xiu

After over a decade of crafting his visceral avant-pop sound, Xiu Xiu shows no signs of slowing down,

Xiu Xiu: 2 May 2012 – Washington D.C.

Xiu Xiu: Always

Sam Mickens: Slay & Slake