Friday, October 12
Behold rapper Busdriver, the polysyllabic polymath who is truly, beautifully and persistently on his own thing, including collabs with DIY experimental punk bands and the routine dispensation of Can references. He first blinded minds with a wordcram MC ... More >>
The xx were a rising young, Mercury Prize-winning indie rock band. After nearly three fast years on and off the road they had one thing left to do: move out and grow up. It's easy to forget that the London trio were still teens when this thing started, crafting whispery broodings on love won and los ... More >>
Lindsey BestThe XX Last night was the official beginning of the XX's victory lap (tour) of America. Just one year after their self titled debut album dropped in the US, the XX sold out the Hollywood Palladium and so it was fitting that the entire evening would fit their mysterious aesthetic. ... More >>
Timothy NorrisThe xxOur favorite first reaction to the music of The xx came from an obviously hopeless romantic we stood with at a South by Southwest show who deadpanned, "I don't know, I think I like my x's with o's."
But that's tangential to the big news of the day -- the black-dressed thr ... More >>
Timothy Norris[This is a review of their Sunday show at the Wiltern, the second of two sold-out shows in LA last weekend. For a slideshow of their Saturday show at the Music Box, click here.]
Last Sunday at the Wiltern, the xx opened their set from behind a gauzy curtain, their signature le ... More >>