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A-Sides with Jon Chattman: The 66 Best Things in Pop Culture in 2016

Jon Chattman | Posted 01.05.2017 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

2016 was a bad year. We know it. It's been written everywhere. The world is in complete disarray. Even if you voted for Trump, you have to agree with ...

Live & Dangerous: Summer 2015

Jeff Pollack | Posted 07.09.2016 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

In between the big ones like Coachella and Lollapalooza, we thought we would share some individual shows for those of you looking to catch some quality music without the craziness of the festival experience.

A Playlist Without Borders: A Conversation with Yo-Yo Ma, Plus Chatting with Steve Nieve, The Mission's Wayne Hussey and 3OH!3's Nathaniel Motte

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.23.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"What was interesting is that it's not just the smartest person, the most virtuosic person, the most talented person; it's more like that mixed with great generosity and compassion and sharing, so a system of values kind of emerged. Those values are what actually makes this group kind of stick together."

The XX Go For A Moonlight Stroll In New Video

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.07.2013 | Entertainment

The xx have unveiled a sleek new video for their song "Fiction" -- a clip that features singer and bassist Oliver Sim traipsing around the moonlit wil...

New Songs Off 'Great Gatsby' Soundtrack Arrive

Posted 04.24.2013 | Entertainment

Two new songs from the upcoming "Great Gatsby" soundtrack have been released. Below, listen to "Together" by cult band The xx and "Into the Past" by B...

PHOTOS: The Best Acts Coming To The Bowl This Summer

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 04.23.2013 | Los Angeles

The Hollywood Bowl 2013 schedule keeps getting better and better. While some Angelenos might feel that Coachella is the true benchmark of summer's sta...

Sasha Bronner

The Accidental Artists: 'I Feel Pretty Surprised By What's Coming Out Of Me' | Sasha Bronner | Posted 04.13.2013 | Los Angeles

The xx broke into the indie music scene in 2009 with their mesmerizing, whispery self-titled album -- and every hipster from Brentwood to Brooklyn emb...


The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner & Anna Almendrala | Posted 02.27.2013 | Los Angeles

Coachella Music Festival released their official 2013 lineup in a tweet on Thursday evening, and the headliners for each day are Blur, The Stone Roses...

Rare Visions In 2012: A Roundup Of Great Art On View

David Coggins | Posted 02.27.2013 | Arts
David Coggins

This year, politics consumed the culture and attack ads became common currency. That makes it hard for the creative class to decide where to reside: M...

WATCH: Christmas Carols As Sung By Indie Artists

Posted 12.21.2012 | Comedy

Every now and again, a popular artist releases a Christmas album that's great (Sufjan Stevens), but more often than not it's ridiculous on several lev...

The xx Cover 'Last Christmas'

Posted 12.18.2012 | Entertainment

The xx is wishing fans a Merry xx-mas. The British band released a cover of Wham!'s holiday hit, "Last Christmas." Originally released in 1984, "Last ...

A-Sides Music: Top 52 Songs of 2012 (Call Me Maybe...Not)

Jon Chattman | Posted 02.02.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

"Look at the birds up in the tree." "We're not birds, we're a jug band." - Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas That immortal exchange between a bear pu...

The xx Deliver a Spectacular Performance in Hollywood

Naomi Menezes | Posted 01.07.2013 | Teen
Naomi Menezes

The gothic scenery of Hollywood Forever was the perfect background for the minimalist pop sound of The xx. The Hollywood sign visible in the night sky made the evening even more magical.

Stereo IQ's Lyrics of the Week From Minus the Bear, Yeasayer, The xx, Lana Del Rey, and Muse

Stereo IQ | Posted 11.06.2012 | Entertainment
Stereo IQ

Summer may be winding down, but this week proves that the best is yet to come. New singles from Muse, Lana Del Rey, and the xx offer an exciting taste of this fall's musical palette, while Minus the Bear and Yeasayer make for a perfect conclusion to the summer.

Review: La Route Du Rock

Ryan Bassil | Posted 10.22.2012 | Arts
Ryan Bassil

It's nearing 10:30 p.m., which means time for a headline set. It also means, usually, time for spotting a variety of drunkards, slewn out across the field in various states of self-exposure and disrepair. At least, it would, in England. But this isn't V Festival.

WATCH: The xx Unveil Two New Songs

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 08.06.2012 | Entertainment

Coexist, the sophomore album from xx, is shaping up to be one of the most anticipated releases of 2012. With the sweeping success of the band's de...

The xx Share New Song, Announce Fall Tour

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 07.16.2012 | Entertainment

Britain's The xx are a preternaturally talented pop band, noted for delivering emotional melodies over minimalist soundscapes. With "Angels," a ne...

WATCH: This Is The Most Awesome Space Time Lapse Video You Will Ever See

Posted 07.08.2012 | Science

There have been some amazing videos created with photos from the International Space Station, but none quite like this. Tomislav Safundžić, descr...

WATCH: Treasure Island Music Festival Lineup Revealed

Aaron Sankin | Posted 06.27.2012 | San Francisco

On Tuesday morning, Another Planet Entertainment released the full lineup for the 2012 Treasure Island Music Festival, and it's a doozy. This year's h...

The xx's New Demo

Posted 12.30.2011 | Home

The xx dropped a new demo track last weekend that's just the right pitch for the calm before the New Year's weekend storm. The ambient track, "Open Ey...

Madonna, Lana Del Rey, and the Artists to Watch Out for in 2012

Rahilla Zafar | Posted 02.28.2012 | Entertainment
Rahilla Zafar

The right New Year's song captures the spirit of the passing year, celebrates the one to come ... it compels you to dance and kind of makes you want to cry (in a good way).

Kia Makarechi

Theophilus London's Very Big Week | Kia Makarechi | Posted 09.18.2011 | Home

Theophilus London isn't looking back. The 23-year-old rapper-crooner's first wide-release, full-length album, Timez Are Weird These Days, dropped toda...

Adele Leads Nominees For Top UK Music Prize

The Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 09.18.2011 | Home

The nominees for the 2011 Mercury Prize -- one of the UK and the record industry's most prestigious music prizes -- have been announced, and they incl...

Rockin' The Suburbs, Memorable Mumfords, and How The West Was Won in 2010

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

They don't make music like they used to.

PHOTOS: The Xx Reveals Honest Confession Beneath Erotic Guise

Beatrice Rothbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Beatrice Rothbaum