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2017 Mercury Prize Nominees: Sampha, The xx, Alt-J, Stormzy, and More

Each year, The Mercury Prize is awarded to the best British album of the year. This year's shortlist includes previous Mercury Prize winners in The xx and Alt-J,…
Emma May / July 27, 2017

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The xx to Curate I See You Film Series in Copenhagen

The xx have announced that the band is curating a series of live events as part of the Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival. Titled I…
Rob Arcand / February 10, 2018

Watch We See You – Berlin, the xx’s Intimate Mini Tour Documentary

The xx have spent much of 2017 touring behind their January album I See You, and today they've released a mini-documentary about one of those tour dates. For We…
Anna Gaca / November 30, 2017

Watch the xx Perform “Dangerous” and “Say Something Loving” on Jimmy Kimmel Live

The xx stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live last night to perform two tracks from their January album I See You: "Dangerous" and "Say Something Loving." They…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 29, 2017

The xx – “On Hold” (Jamie xx Remix)

Producer Jamie xx has dropped his remix to the xx's "On Hold." The track was originally the lead single for I See You, the band's first album…
Brian Josephs / September 13, 2017

Watch the xx Cover Justin Timberlake’s “My Love” for BBC’s Live Lounge

All this time, lurking inside Justin Timberlake's Timbaland-produced 2006 hit "My Love," there was an xx song. Jamie xx, Romy Madley Croft, and Oliver Sim drew it…
Anna Gaca / September 6, 2017

Watch Maggie Rogers Cover the xx’s “Say Something Loving”

Electro-folk singer-songwriter Maggie Rogers, who broke the fuck out last year with her Pharrell-approved single "Alaska," is the latest musician to appear on Australian radio…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / August 4, 2017

The xx’s Iceland Festival Had Permit Troubles a Month Before Cancellation

On Tuesday, the Reykjavík Grapevine reported that Night + Day, an upcoming music festival in Iceland hosted and headlined by The xx, had been cancelled. According to…
Andy Cush / June 30, 2017

Watch the xx’s “I Dare You” Video Starring Paris Jackson and Stranger Things’ Millie Bobby Brown

The xx have released a new video for "I Dare You," a track from their January album I See You. The video was done in…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 29, 2017

Report: The xx’s Night + Day Festival Cancelled After Icelandic Location Is Declared an Endangered Area

The xx's Night + Day music festival, which was to take place in southern Iceland on July 14-16, has been reportedly cancelled. The Reykjavík Grapevine has…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 27, 2017

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
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