Posts tagged "Jamie xx"

New Songs, Same Old Tracks: A Brief History of Rihanna Doing Underground Karaoke

As stunning as the "Rihanna covers Tame Impala" headlines were from the leak release of last night's ANTI, what was really jaw-dropping was actually listening…
Andrew Unterberger / January 28, 2016

BRIT Awards 2016 Nominations: Aphex Twin, Florence + the Machine, Kendrick Lamar, Adele, More

The 2016 BRIT Awards nominations have been announced, and Olly Alexander's synth-pop project Years & Years leads the pack with four nods. Among the nominees are SPIN's…
Harley Brown / January 14, 2016

James Grebey’s 25 Best Albums of 2015

To finish out the year, we’re offering the top 25 albums from various SPIN staffers. Here we have Staff Writer James Grebey. For most of…
James Grebey / December 21, 2015

Jamie xx Is 2015’s Producer of the Year

In 1999, early techno figurehead Moby was coming off of the commercial failure of 1996’s punk detour Animal Rights, which (in a cruel irony) bombed…
Dan Weiss / December 8, 2015

The 50 Best Albums of 2015

If you're reading this, it's late 2015. To complement our list of the year's 101 Best Songs, we've collected the 50 Best Albums from the…
SPIN Staff / December 1, 2015

The 101 Best Songs of 2015

The Hills were alive with the sound of music in 2015, a period dominated by pop monoliths — the year started with Mark Ronson and…
SPIN Staff / November 30, 2015

Florence + the Machine Will Headline Hyde Park With Kendrick Lamar, Jamie xx, and Blood Orange

Florence + the Machine have already toured the world several times over in the past several years, but now the U.K. singer will return to…
Brennan Carley / November 30, 2015

Jamie xx Performs on BBC Radio 1 With the xx’s Romy and Oliver, Warpaint’s Stella Mozgawa, and Four Tet

Jamie xx performed live on Annie Mac's BBC 1 Radio Show today, and was joined by an impressive group of friends for the three-song set. The In…
James Grebey / November 18, 2015

Mercury Prize Shortlist 2015: Florence + the Machine, Jamie xx, Aphex Twin, More

Update: Benjamin Clementine's At Least For Now has been awarded the 2015 Mercury Prize. Stream the winning album below. The Barclaycard Mercury Prize, which names the best British album…
Colin Joyce / October 16, 2015

Young Thug and Popcaan Celebrate Easy Living in Jamie xx’s ‘Good Times’ Video

Jamie xx has released the official video for "Good Times" off of his glorious debut LP from earlier this year, In Colour. In the clip, both…
Harley Brown / September 28, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Wolf Eyes, Potty Mouth, Media Jeweler, and More

Welcome to SPIN‘s Singles Mix! SPIN staffers have rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from Danish post-punks, teeth-baring…
SPIN Staff / August 11, 2015

Stream Jamie xx’s New York City Boiler Room Set Tonight

Here's one way to chase the Monday blues: Jamie xx has landed in New York City for a Boiler Room set later this evening, starting…
Harley Brown / August 10, 2015

Hear Skepta’s Sped-Up Remix of Jamie xx’s ‘I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times)’

In the third installment of Drake and OVO co-founder Oliver El-Khatib's OVO Sound Radio show on Beats 1, El-Khatib revealed a new remix of Jamie…
Rachel Brodsky / August 9, 2015

Hear Jamie xx’s Beats 1 Mix, Featuring the War on Drugs, The Doors, and More

Jamie xx hosted an hour-long program on Apple Music's Beats 1 over the weekend, where he spun a mix featuring tracks from artists as diverse as…
Rachel Brodsky / July 27, 2015

Jamie xx-Scored Ballet, ‘Tree of Codes,’ Debuts in Manchester

Outside of his work in the xx and his stellar solo material, Jamie xx has also spent time creating dance music of a different kind.
Colin Joyce / July 6, 2015

Jamie xx Finds ‘Loud Places’ With Romy and a Slew of Others on ‘Seth Meyers’

In support of his just-released debut album, In Colour, Jamie xx stopped by Late Night with Seth Meyers to perform album highlight "Loud Places." Joined…
Rachel Brodsky / June 16, 2015

Bonnaroo 2015 Live Stream: Run the Jewels, Courtney Barnett, D’Angelo, and More

Today marks the official start of Bonnaroo, and the Tennessee festival will — for those unlucky enough to not make the trek — live stream…
Brennan Carley / June 11, 2015

The 63 Best Songs of 2015 So Far

Since we said hey-what’s-up-hello to 2015, the year has taken us out to the local, brought us home tonight, made us say oh my gosh, and…
SPIN Staff / June 3, 2015

Jamie xx Brings a Choir, xx Members for ‘Loud Places’ on ‘Le Grand Journal’

Jamie xx released his stunning (and Essential) solo debut In Colour today, and in celebration he made an appearance on the French TV show Le…
Colin Joyce / June 2, 2015

Review: Jamie xx Is Singular and Sublime on Debut Solo LP, ‘In Colour’

Jamie xx has made no secret of his influences. First there was the xx beatmaker’s solo introduction to the world as Gil Scott-Heron’s chosen remixer…
Harley Brown / June 2, 2015
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