Xiu Xiu

Health Enlist Soccer Mommy, The Soft Moon, 100 Gecs and More for Disco4:: Part I

After releasing numerous collaborations over the years, Health has curated those tracks into a new album, Disco4:: Part I. Not only does it…
Emily Tan / September 17, 2020

Stream Xiu Xiu’s New Album Girl With Basket of Fruit

Xiu Xiu's new album Girl with Basket of Fruit is out now. It's the band's eleventh full-length release under that name, and features the previously released singles…
Will Gottsegen / February 8, 2019

Video: Xiu Xiu – “Pumpkin Attack On Mommy And Daddy”

Next month, art-pop freaks Xiu Xiu are releasing their latest album, Girl With Basket Of Fruit. We heard its lead single, "Scisssssssors," late last year and…
James Rettig, Stereogum / January 15, 2019

Xiu Xiu Announce New Album Girl With Basket of Fruit With “Scisssssssors”

Xiu Xiu have announced a new album, Girl With Basket of Fruit, out February 9 on Polyvinyl. The announcement comes just a day before the…
Will Gottsegen / December 6, 2018

Mitski & Xiu Xiu – “Between the Breaths”

Mitski has released a unusual new song today, a collaboration with Xiu Xiu featured on the soundtrack for the John-Cameron-Mitchell-directed sci-fi comedy How to Talk to…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 20, 2018

Video: Xiu Xiu – “Forget”

Jamie "Butch Jenny" Stewart’s Xiu Xiu project entered its 15th year of existence in 2017, and the outré pop auteurs are still figuring out unsettling…
Dale Eisinger / September 21, 2017

Video: Xiu Xiu – “Wondering”

Following videos for recent singles "Get Up" and "Jenny GoGo," Xiu Xiu have released a video for "Wondering." The track is one of the sunnier moments…
Rob Arcand / March 9, 2017

Review: Xiu Xiu’s FORGET Finds New Territory Through Collaboration

Fifteen years into the project’s existence, a new Xiu Xiu record comes with certain expectations. Tinny synths and drum machines will grow from sparse arrangements,…
Rob Arcand / March 1, 2017

Video: Xiu Xiu – “Get Up”

Xiu Xiu have released the video for "Get Up," the third single from their upcoming album, FORGET (out 2/24 on Polyvinyl Records). The Marty Marquez-helmed…
Taylor Berman / February 9, 2017

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
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