In the coming weeks, the xx will return to the studio to record their highly anticipated third full-length, which is expected sometime in 2016.
In support of his debut solo album, Jamie xx enlisted a few of his highest profile friends for his performance on 'Late Night with Seth Meyers.'
The debut full-length from Jamie xx is polite, gleaming and charming – everything that will make it a favorite on year-end lists despite lacking substance.
The xx’s new black-and-white video for ‘Fiction’ follows frontman/bassist Oliver Sim on a pensive journey through a house and outside, where he sings and sways beneath a full moon. The clip was directed by Young Replicant and shot in Palm Springs, Calif., during the band's recent trek through North America.
The xx have contributed an original song to the soundtrack for the forthcoming film 'The Great Gatsby,' alongside the likes of Beyonce and Florence + the Machine. The xx's track, which they wrote for the film, is called 'Together' (listen below), and it clocks in at five-and-a-half minutes.
New, original songs from Lana Del Rey, the xx and Florence + the Machine highlight the just-announced complete tracklisting for the forthcoming 'Great Gatsby' soundtrack, Pitchfork reports. The previously announced Beyoncé and Andre 3000 cover of Amy Winehouse's 'Back to Black' will also appear on the disc, as will tunes from Gotye, British electronica trio Nero, downtempo singer Sia and Jack White, who covers U2's 'Love Is Blind.' The soundtrack, drops May 7 in digital format.
The dates for Sasquatch! 2013 were announced last fall, and now there’s a killer lineup to accompany it. The festival – set to take place at the scenic Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Wash., on Memorial Day weekend, May 24-27 – boasts appearances by the Postal Service, Mumford and Sons, the xx and many more.