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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

Jul 01, 2016

Jamie xx of The xx released his debut full-length, In Colour, last year via Young Turks. He previously shared a video for "Gosh" in April 2015, but now there's a whole new video for the song directed by Romain Gavras.  More

Sasquatch! 2016 Line-up: The Cure, M83, Florence and the Machine, Sufjan Stevens, and More

Grimes, Wolf Alice, Julia Holter, and others on Memorial Day Weekend (May 27 - 30) in Quincy, Washington

Jan 12, 2016

The Sasquatch! Music Festival has revealed the lineup for their 2016 festival, their 15th year. Once again it will be going down Memorial Day Weekend (May 27 - 30) at the Gorge Amphitheater in Quincy, Washington. It's a stacked lineup, including The Cure, M83, Sufjan Stevens, Grimes, Florence and the Machine, Wolf Alice, Julia Holter, Jamie xx, Caribou, Yeasayer, Savages, Kurt Vile, Mac DeMarco, and others.

Grammy Nominations: Kendrick Lamar, Mark Ronson, Tame Impala, Wolf Alice, Courtney Barnett, etc.

Plus Florence and the Machine, The Weeknd, Father John Misty, Wilco, My Morning Jacket, Björk, and More

Dec 07, 2015

This morning nominations for the 58th Annual Grammy Awards were announced, with the ceremony to go down on February 15, 2016. Kendrick Lamar is nominated 11 times. Other nominees include Mark Ronson, Tame Impala, Wolf Alice, Courtney Barnett, Florence and the Machine, The Weeknd, Caribou, Jamie xx, Alabama Shakes, Death Cab for Cutie, The Dead Weather, and more. More

Oct 16, 2015

Since 1992 the Mercury Prize has been awarded to the best British album of the year, meaning an album created by a citizen of the U.K. and Ireland. It's become one of the biggest honors a British musician can receive and can also boost an album's sales in the U.K., especially if it wins. Now this year's nominees have been announced. More

Sep 28, 2015

Jamie xx of The xx released his debut full-length, In Colour, back in June via Young Turks. Now he's shared a video for "I Know There's Going to Be Good Times," a song featuring Young Thug and Popcaan. Rollo Jackson directed the clip, which features Jamie xx fairly briefly, with Young Thug and Popcann performing the song in New York and Jamaica.  More

Stream Jamie xx’s New Album, “In Colour”

Paired with Visuals via iTunes

May 27, 2015

Next week on June 2 The xx's Jamie xx, aka Jamie Smith, will release his debut solo LP In Colour. More

Jamie xx Creates Music to View a Painting To

Takes Part in London's Soundcapes: Listening to Paintings

May 01, 2015

Jamie xx is set to release his first solo album In Colour on June 1.  In the meantime, he has agreed to participate in the British National Gallery's Soundscapes: Listening to Paintings series in London, where artists are invited to pick a piece from the museum's collection and create music inspired by it.  More

Watch: Jamie xx - “Gosh” video

In Colour out June 2; Worldwide Tour Dates Announced

Apr 27, 2015

Jamie xx has released the music video for his latest single, "Gosh," from his forthcoming solo debut album In Colour due out June 2 via Young Turks. More

Mar 27, 2015

On the heels of sharing two new tracks from his forthcoming solo debut In ColourThe xx's Jamie xx, aka Jamie Smith, has provided the full details of the LP. More

Mar 26, 2015

Earlier this week announcing the release of his debut solo album In ColourThe xx's Jamie xx, aka Jamie Smith, has shared "Gosh" and "Loud Places," two new tracks from the forthcoming LP. More

Jamie xx Announces Debut Solo Album

In Colour Out This June

Mar 24, 2015

After delivering a double A-side single "Girl"/"Sleep Sound" last year The xx's Jamie xx has announced his intention to release his debut solo album this summer. More

Jun 23, 2014

Recently releasing a new double A-side single "Gilr"/"Sleep Sound," The xx's Jamie xx has shared yet another new track called "All Under One Roof Raving." More

Listen: Jamie xx- “Girl”

Out May 5 On Young Turks

Apr 22, 2014

So James Blake already leaked Jamie xx’s new track “Girl.” But just in case you missed his BBC Radio 1 residency DJ set, here’s the official version. More

Listen: Jamie xx- “Girl”

Debuted on James Blake's BBC Radio 1 Show

Apr 18, 2014

Back in March during his monthly BBC Radio 1 residency, James Blake played a track called "Bloke" by an artist he attributed as Simon Tallywhacker.  More

Jamie xx – “Sleep Sound” Video

“Girl”/“Sleep Sound” single is out May 5 on Young Turks.

Apr 10, 2014

Jamie xx’s new video for forthcoming single “Sleep Sound” (due out May 5 on Young Turks) features people at the Manchester Deaf Center feeling the vibrations of the track and dancing along.  More

Listen: Jamie xx and John Talabot’s Two Hour DJ Set

Part of Tim Sweeney's “Beats in Space” Show

Apr 02, 2014

Last night, Jamie xx and John Talabot stopped by “Beats in Space,” a radio show on WNYU.  More

Listen: Jamie xx – “Sleep Sound”

“Girl/Sleep Sound” is Out May 5 Via Young Turks

Mar 27, 2014

Here’s a new track from Jamie xx. More

Listen: Four Tet and Jamie xx - “Seesaw”

Off Young Turks Radio Takeover

Feb 04, 2014

Last night Sydney radio station FBi 94.5 was invaded by the roster of the Young Turks label. More

Jamie xx Readying Solo Mixtape

Release Will Feature Four Tet, Among Others

Aug 01, 2013

Ever-restless producer and member of The xx, Jamie xx, has teased details of current and future projects, including a "solo" mixtape. The release reportedly will include contributions/collaborations with Four Tet and possibly The xx, as Jamie says he has his bandmates working with him.  More

Listen: Jamie xx DJs at the xx’s Night + Day Festival

Last DJ set Takes Place in London This Saturday

Jun 20, 2013

As part of The xx’s exxtra circular actives, Jamie xx has taken to DJing in a series of mini-festivals called Night + Day thought Europe.  More

Listen: The xx – “Sunset (Jamie xx)”

Free Download on iTunes UK

Jan 03, 2013

Jamie xx took his hand to “Sunset” a track from The xx's sophomore album CoexistMore

Listen: Jamie xx “Boiler Room” Mixtape

Featuring SBTRKT and Others

Dec 07, 2012

When he's not busying himself with his breakthrough band The xx or making high-profile remixes, Jamie Smith (a.k.a. Jamie xx) apparently likes to put together some stellar mixtapes. More

Jan 20, 2012

On Radiohead's remix album TKOL RMX 1234567 released last year, UK producer Jamie xx contributed his own unique take on The King of Limbs track "Bloom." More

Oct 07, 2011

Hot of his Radiohead remixJamie xx (from The xx) released this trippy video for “Progress.” More

Listen: Jamie xx and SBTRKT Remix Radiohead

Full Remix Album Out October 11

Sep 23, 2011

Today Radiohead announced the final round of remixes from latest album, The King of Limbs. We have the stream.  More



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In Colour

In Colour

Young Turks/XL

May 29, 2015

While what made The xx so special was the trifecta of vocalist, bassist, and producer, it was the latter, Jamie Smith, who was always destined to take his skills elsewhere.  More