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The xx Announce New Album, Share Hall & Oates Sampling “On Hold”

I See You Due Out January 13 via Young Turks

Nov 10, 2016

The xx have announced a new album, I See You, and shared its first single, "On Hold." The album is due out January 13 via Young Turks. In what could be viewed as a surprisingly move, "On Hold" prominently samples Hall & Oates' 1981 classic "I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)," although Daryl Hall's vocals are somewhat distorted.  More

Sep 29, 2016

Lower Dens has covered Daryl Hall and John Oates' 1982 classic "Maneater" (from their H2O album). The cover will appear on a new charity album, The Time Is Now, which is due out October 7 via Republic/Mass Appeal and benefits amfAR (The Foundation for AIDS Research).  More

Jun 09, 2015

Lower Dens recently covered Hall & Oates' 1982 #1 single "Maneater" (which appeared on their H2O album released the same year). Lower Dens' version was recorded live in a session Sirius XMU. More

Hall and Oates/Broken Bells Video Mashup

“Private Eyes” Meets “The Ghost Inside”

Nov 03, 2010

Around Under the Radar, we make no bones about our unabashed, non-ironic love of Hall and Oates. Turns out Matt McCormic shares our love. The filmmaker mashed up the  duo’s “Private Eyes” with Broken Bells’ “The Ghost Inside” by reediting the original Hall and Oats video—pasting James Mercer’s mouth onto Daryl Hall’s face. More

of Montreal vs. Hall & Oates

Kevin Barnes interviews Daryl Hall and John Oates for Under the Radar

Sep 29, 2009

Under the Radar arranged for of Montreal's Kevin Barnes to interview Daryl Hall and John Oates for us. The interview appears in our Fall 2009 Issue, but we've also posted the full transcripts on this website in two parts: More


Interviews

of Montreal vs. Hall and Oates Part 1

Kevin Barnes interviews Daryl Hall

Sep 29, 2009

If you were anywhere near a radio in the '80s, you are likely familiar with Daryl Hall and John Oates. The duo's string of hits is remarkable—"You Make My Dreams," "Private Eyes," "Maneater," "Out of Touch," and more. On the surface, Hall & Oates couldn't be more different from Athens, Georgia's of Montreal. But of Montreal frontman Kevin Barnes grew up on Hall & Oates and harbors a not-so-guilty liking for the pair's music. Under the Radar hooked up Barnes with Daryl Hall and John Oates to discuss the band's history and what makes Hall & Oates tick. This is part one of our interview, in which Kevin Barnes interviews Daryl Hall. More

of Montreal vs. Hall and Oates Part 2

Kevin Barnes interviews John Oates

Sep 29, 2009

If you were anywhere near a radio in the '80s, you are likely familiar with Daryl Hall and John Oates. The duo's string of hits is remarkable—"You Make My Dreams," "Private Eyes," "Maneater," "Out of Touch," and more. On the surface, Hall & Oates couldn't be more different from Athens, Georgia's of Montreal. But of Montreal frontman Kevin Barnes grew up on Hall & Oates and harbors a not-so-guilty liking for the pair's music. Under the Radar hooked up Barnes with Daryl Hall and John Oates to discuss the band's history and what makes Hall & Oates tick. This is part two of our interview, in which Kevin Barnes interviews John Oates. More