The xx

The xx’s Drake-Sampling “Naive” Is a Necessary Outtake

Of all the samples on the xx's latest I See You, none have the quite gravity of a Drake sample. From the of Carpenter's-esque Alessi…
Rob Arcand / June 23, 2017

Listen to the Drake-Sampling the xx Song “Naive”

In addition to sharing a new video for the song "Brave for You (Marfa Demo)," the xx have also made a Drake-sampling track called "Naive" available to…
Rob Arcand / June 23, 2017

Video: The xx – “Brave For You (Marfa Demo Version)”

The reason The xx made a video for an acoustic demo version of "Brave For You" is because it appears on the new deluxe edition of their…
Anna Gaca / June 23, 2017

The 50 Best Albums of 2017 So Far

It's safe to say none of us will be nostalgic for the first six months of 2017. Rarely has the national and global situation felt…
SPIN Staff / June 5, 2017

Watch the xx Perform “I Dare You” on Colbert

The xx stopped by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert last night to play their "I Dare You," off their new album I See You.
Taylor Berman / May 19, 2017

The xx Announce North American Fall Tour

The xx have announced a brief North American tour this fall. The London electro-pop group are currently on tour in the US in support of their…
Geena Kloeppel / May 15, 2017

Sampha, Warpaint, Earl Sweatshirt to Perform at The xx’s Night + Day Festival in Iceland

In the wake of their album I See You earlier this year, the xx have announced a festival called Night + Day. The band held album promotion…
Rob Arcand / May 10, 2017

Austin City Limits 2017: Jay Z, Gorillaz, Chance the Rapper, the Killers, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ryan Adams & More [UPDATE]

Austin City Limits has revealed the lineup for its 2017 festival. The headliners for this year’s fest will be Gorillaz, Chance the Rapper, Red Hot…
Taylor Berman / May 4, 2017

Here’s the Coachella 2017 Livestream Featuring Radiohead, Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, and More

Friday is the first day of Coachella's first weekend, and you can watch the action live via three different streams from the California festival's stage all…
Anna Gaca / April 14, 2017

The xx – “A Violent Noise” (Four Tet Remix)

Four Tet, the veteran British producer known to his parents as Kieran Hebden, comes from the same adventurous-but-withdrawn beat-music mindset that gave us the xx’s…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / April 12, 2017

Coachella 2017 Schedule Announced

This morning, the schedule for 2017's Coachella was announced. On the two Fridays, Radiohead, Father John Misty, the xx and others will take the stage. Saturdays will…
Geena Kloeppel / April 12, 2017

Watch the xx’s Short Film From Their Night + Day Festival in London

In March, the xx hosted their very own Night + Day festival in Brixton, a district south of London, which featured a handful of acclaimed…
Geena Kloeppel / April 5, 2017

Glastonbury 2017: Lorde, Solange, the xx, Father John Misty, More Announced

If you thought the 2017 Glastonbury Festival was already stacked thanks to headliners Ed Sheeran, Radiohead and Foo Fighters, wait until you see who else they…
Taylor Weatherby, Billboard / March 30, 2017

Listen to the xx’s Night + Day Radio Shows Featuring Sampha, Savages’ Jehnny Beth, Robyn, More

Earlier this month, the xx held a series of shows in South London for their Night + Day event. The band played seven shows at Brixton…
Geena Kloeppel / March 27, 2017

Video: The xx – “Say Something Loving”

The xx released their third album, I See You, in January. The new video for "Say Something Loving," the album's second single, pays homage to the…
Geena Kloeppel / March 7, 2017
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