Tagged: The xx

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Stream: The xx, “Chained” (John Talabot and Pional Blinded Remix)

The Streets’ “Blinded By The Lights” is one of the more unexpectedly influential songs in a while. At the time, it was a slowed down piece of heavy trance featuring Mike Skinner taking a bunch … read more »

POSTED December 14, 2012 1:50PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,
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Watch Jamie xx’s Boiler Room Set

Opening with a better-than-the-original edit of The xx’s “Reconsider” (and, really, aren’t his edits always better), the group’s gifted producer headlined a fantastic, Young Turks-hosted Boiler Room this week. Watch his entire 55-minute set above. … read more »

POSTED December 7, 2012 11:18AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,
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Stream: Four Tet, “Lion (Jamie xx Remix)”

Jamie xx has remixed Four Tet’s nine-minute epic “Lion” from this summer’s Pink LP, trimming it down by two minutes and dividing it into three parts. The second, centerpiece movement layers twinkling piano over two-step … read more »

POSTED October 29, 2012 10:31AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , ,
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Video: The xx, “Chained”

The xx turn in a video for their album Coexist’s song, “Chained.” The three members spend some less than serene time in the water, though the light is quite pretty. The video was directed by … read more »

POSTED October 15, 2012 12:23PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: ,
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Watch The xx on Jools Holland

Later… with Jools Holland kicked off its 41st season last night, enlisting The Beach Boys, Muse and FADER #81 cover stars The xx to perform on the premiere. Watch The xx do a just as … read more »

POSTED September 26, 2012 11:23AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: ,
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Stream: The xx, “Angels (Four Tet Remix)”

Kieran Hebden debuted a new Four Tet remix of “Angels,” the spare and sweet lead single from The xx’s Coexist, last night on Huw Stephens’ BBC Radio 1 show. The remix, which loops bits of … read more »

POSTED September 20, 2012 2:48PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: ,
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Stream: John Talabot, “Mai Mes” + “Tragedial”

John Talabot is prepping a 7-inch of two previously unreleased tracks from sessions for last year’s excellent ƒin, “Mai Mes” and “Tragedial,” which you can stream above and below. Talabot will begin his tour with … read more »

POSTED September 17, 2012 5:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , ,
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By the Numbers: The xx’s Coexist

In By The Numbers, FADER looks at a big record release and breaks it down in basic digits. This week, we tackle The xx’s sophomore album Coexist, chronicled in Matthew Schnipper’s cover story for FADER … read more »

POSTED September 11, 2012 3:30PM IN BY THE NUMBERS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Stream The xx’s Live BBC Session

To celebrate the release of their second album, Coexist, The xx recorded a live session at BBC’s Maida Vale studios in London. You can listen to the entire three-hour program here; two hours in, the … read more »

POSTED September 11, 2012 11:15AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Stream The xx’s Album Coexist

The xx have been eeking out singles, quietly taunting us with Sims and Madly-Croft’s sinewy guitars and lovelorn harmonies woven into Jamies’ housed-up production. Now you can listen to their sophomore effort Coexist in full … read more »

POSTED September 4, 2012 11:10AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,