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HAVE YOU HEARD? (The xx)

Who: The  xx Essential Disc: XX Sounds Like: A more sparse laid-back and groove heavy Interpol with both a male and female vocalist Will Like: The Pixies, Aaliyah, Portishead, Interpol, early TV on the Radio, The Cure, Rihanna, Gorillaz Are you alre...
by Daily Maxam on Nov 30, 2010

“The Music and the Person”…Should we care about the latter?

When the Mercury Music Award winners were announced my music friend and I were conflicted. We couldn’t doubt that The XX weren’t deserved winners, but we had our eyes on Foals. While my bug bearer was just a result of pure bias towards one of my...
by Funky For You on Nov 27, 2010

Under The Covers #45

Gorillaz cover The XX, Billy Corgan teams up with Robert Smith for a Bee Gees cover, Nine Inch Nails do the Queen and Pendulum pay their respects to the mighty Metallica. The latter track is ideal for driving your neighbours mental. Just crank up the...
by Bynar's Indie Disco on Nov 26, 2010

Gorillaz @ BBC Radio 1′s Live Lounge

Damon Albarn’s Gorillaz were invited to the Live Lounge studios this week to perform the usual one-two combo of their current single and also a cover. Their single was obviously their most recent release Doncamatic, which features Daley, while...
by Details of my life so far.. on Nov 20, 2010

OMD vs. The xx...

Never been a fan of cover versions and probably never will be. But from time to a few interesting do come along and (my) childhood heroes OMD covering The xx certainly wasn’t something I saw coming. Isn’t the normal procedure that new upcoming ba...
by Hits in the Car on Nov 20, 2010

The XX – VCR (Four Tet Remix) (YT038TWDL)

Artist …… : The XX Title ……. : VCR (Four Tet Remix) Genre ……. : Electronic Label ……. : Young Turks Source …… : WEB Quality ….. : 320kbps avg / 44.1KHz / Joint Stereo Date ….. : 25-10-2010 Tracklist: 1. VCR (Four Tet Remix) 8:3...
by House district on Oct 25, 2010

New remix and set by Four Tet.

Nice remix of The xx's "VCR" by the talented Four Tet. Check it out. The xx - VCR (Four Tet remix) by Four TetAlso check out Four Tet's new set On The Floor! - Live at Warp Pure, Elysee Montmartre, Paris.
by Analog Giant on Oct 4, 2010

The xx w/Zola Jesus and Warpaint @ The Paramount, Seattle, WA

Seeing the xx is almost like listening to the album on vinyl- incredibly amazing, but at the same time, mildly simplistic. It’s the same songs off their album (since they only have the one) and there is only three of them. But honestly, what held t...
by PopWreckoning on Sep 30, 2010

Florence + The Machine – You’ve Got The Love (The xx Remix x Theophilius London)

I first checked out Theophilius London properly way back when he jumped on a Penguin Prison remix of Starry Eyed by Ellie Goulding, but now he is going in over another song from one of our most popular female songstresses – Florence Welch. If a...
by Details of my life so far.. on Sep 28, 2010

The XX. VCR (siguen sorprendiendo)

VCR, es otro tema extraído de su magnifico álbum de debut. Estos chicos que en su día ya calificamos como la banda más original del momento, no dejan de sorprender con cada nuevo tema y ya van algunos.[vvs_fatal]...
by ! la Naranja Musical on Sep 18, 2010

Villagers – “That Day”

Keep an eye on Villagers from Dublin, Ireland.
by PopWreckoning on Sep 13, 2010

Enough Talk, More Music!!!

DJigging can be quite perky. Lately I’ve been getting a fair bit of stuff. Free stuff. Wallets. Bags. Runners. Jeans. T-shirts! Perk up. Free on! Between you and I, I also got something else recently… No, not one of them… Merely &#...
by Enough Talk, More Writing on Sep 7, 2010

Enough Talk, More Music!!!

DJigging can be quite perky. Lately I’ve been getting a fair bit of stuff. Free stuff. Wallets. Bags. Runners. Jeans. T-shirts! Perk up. Free on! Between you and I, I also got something else recently… No, not one of them… Merely &#...
by Enough Talk, More Writing on Sep 6, 2010

Alex Wang Fall 2010 Video Campaign

Shot by Craig McDean, starring Ms. Abbey Lee Kershaw, with creative direction by Fabien Baron. Basically, it's amazing. Oh, and in case you're wondering, yes, that is The XX setting the mood.
by Masquerade Magazine Blog on Aug 15, 2010

Graffiti Street Art @ Tel Aviv

by Cultlog SSG on Aug 11, 2010

The XX: Live from Central Park

Photo: Yelena PerlinThe always mesmerizing XX played Central Park's Summer Stage in a packed-to-capacity show Sunday night. The dark sky provided just the right amount of intimacy that one likes to share with 400 other strangers. Dispr...
by Masquerade Magazine Blog on Aug 10, 2010

Chesus, Rodski, Stroud and Tony Blitz.

It's not C.S.N.Y. but their DJ/Producer equivalent. C.R.S.T stands for Chesus, Rodski, Stroud and Tony Blitz, four DJs/Producers from South Wales making music and remixes by sampling wide variety of genres...from house to hip hop, to drum and bass. C...
by Analog Giant on Aug 7, 2010

2010 Mercury Prize Nominations Announced

The nominations for the 2010 Barclaycard Mercury Prize – awarded to the album deemed the best released during the prior year from the United Kingdom and Ireland – were announced earlier today, July 20, at a London ceremony by BBC 6music radio hos...
by PopWreckoning on Jul 20, 2010


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