The xx

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Governors Ball Line-up Announced: New York On Heightened Indie Rock Alert

Time to cash in those airlines miles and reserve your flight to New York’s hipster heaven; while West Coast music obsessives are so thirsty for this year’s Coachella line-up that fans are creating fake newspaper […]

01/23/2013

Photo: Gabriel Olsen

2012’s 10 Must-Have Rock Albums (Plus 16 Good Enough To Download)

While the past few years have seen pop, hip-hop and even country stealing the sonic spotlight, 2012 was the year rock made a triumphant comeback with a slew of essential full-length releases, including an epic […]

12/19/2012

Photo: Gabriel Olsen

2012’s 10 Must-Have Rock Albums (Plus 16 Good Enough To Download)

Perusing the countless rock records that came down the pike in 2012, we’ve sifted through the rest to bring you the year’s ten best full-length releases, including revived ’90s rockers, new school acoustic folk heroes and a bombastic future-rock band from Britain.

12/19/2012

Photo: Gabriel Olsen

2012’s 10 Must-Have Rock Albums (Plus 15 Good Enough To Download)

Perusing the countless rock records that came down the pike in 2012, we’ve sifted through the rest to bring you the year’s ten best full-length releases, including revived ’90s rockers, new school acoustic folk heroes and a bombastic future-rock band from Britain.

12/18/2012

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The xx Radically Rework Wham!’s “Last Christmas”

Moody UK outfit the xx have taken an old song by Wham! and made it their own during a recent radio appearance in England. It’s pretty cool.

12/18/2012

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The xx’s Romy Croft On Their Signature Black Attire: “If Oliver Wants To Wear Pink, I Don’t Mind”

Popular music has always been fashion and image conscious. From early days of rock ‘n roll to today’s latest cutting edge acts, a group’s appearance plays an important factor in building a fan base. The […]

10/18/2012

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