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Jamie Stewart

Entries by Jamie Stewart

Where Xiu Xiu's New Album Always Really Came From

(3) Comments | Posted March 29, 2012 | 4:20 PM

Ever since I was a little, girlish boy, I wanted to make records. For the past 10 years (WTF!) I have been playing in the band Xiu Xiu. On the cusp of the release of our eighth full-length album, Always, and our 10,000th world tour, I thought of that little,...

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Being Bi in Quasi-Liberal Southern Sub-Utopia

(26) Comments | Posted January 31, 2012 | 4:28 PM

In North Carolina there is a little city (it's being generous to even say it's a city) called Durham. It is famous for tobacco; Duke University; minor league baseball; having as its civic mascot an ad campaign symbol that was used in astoundingly racist, capitalist forays against African Americans and...

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The Perils of Touring

(4) Comments | Posted November 7, 2011 | 1:08 PM

For the past nine years I have been playing in a band called Xiu Xiu. For seven of those years, it is how I've eked out a living. In all of music, the most boring and terrifying thing to whine about is how Apple destroyed the business and how musicians...

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Anything That Moves

(41) Comments | Posted October 6, 2011 | 11:06 AM

An as yet (and in all likelihood eternally) unread article (unread by me, anyway) that you may be familiar with by subject, regarding the social and scientific reality of the bisexual male, has re-aroused interest in this somewhat enfeebled subject. As one of this elusive breed, I have been asked...

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