Xiu Xiu

New Music: Xiu Xiu – “Wondering”

Xiu Xiu, the experimental post-indie brainchild of Jamie Stewart, already graced us with a Twin Peaks cover album, Xiu Xiu Plays the Music of Twin Peaks, earlier this…
Anna Gaca / November 16, 2016

David Lynch Is Hosting His Own Two-Day Music Festival

Because you're nobody in art these days without your own music festival, legendary film director (and occasional left-field-pop purveyor) David Lynch is hosting the Festival…
Andrew Unterberger / June 22, 2016

Xiu Xiu Dismantle Pop in Spectral Rendition of ‘Just Lay Still’

Xiu Xiu don’t have to prove how well they can rework a piece of music. After 11 full-length records, frontman Jamie Stewart and his San…
Natalie Caamano / May 12, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: Lindstrøm, Xiu Xiu, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from Trinidadian pop singers, Norwegian disconauts, and more.
SPIN Staff / March 11, 2016

Meet Jamie Stewart of Xiu Xiu’s ‘Satanic’ Kitties

The black one is Calvin and the white one, appropriately, is Nurse. They told me Calvin was a boy, but he has really pronounced nipples.
Christopher R. Weingarten / April 20, 2012

Xiu Xiu’s Jamie Stewart Breaks Down Dark ‘Always’

Few songwriters are as brave as Xiu Xiu frontman Jamie Stewart. For ten years plus, the Bay Area native has been unafraid of bringing us…
David Bevan / February 28, 2012

New Albums from Alkaline Trio & 5 More!

Here's a rundown of the essential albums available online and in record stores today:…
SPIN Staff / February 23, 2010

Xiu Xiu, ‘Dear God, I Hate Myself’ (Kill Rock Stars)

"If you expect me to be outrageous / I will be extra outrageous," Xiu Xiu's Jamie Stewart promises at the start of his band's seventh…
Jessica Suarez / February 22, 2010