Florence Welch joined the xx for a thrilling performance of Jamie xx’s 2009 reworking of Florence and the Machine‘s cover of “You Got the Love.” It was the final night of the xx’s “Night and Day” residency at the Brixton Academy in London. Candi Stanton originally recorded the song in 1986, while the Source remixed it in 1991 and Florence and the Machine covered it for their 2009 album, Lungs.
02/14/2017 by PeekYou Team
The xx have enlisted a special lineup of support acts for their “Night + Day” event series, whose main attraction is their March 8-15 residency at London’s O2 Brixton Academy. Among the support acts are their U.S. tour companions Sampha and Kelela, along with Cat Power, Savages’ Jehnny Beth on solo piano, Floating Points, Robyn’s “RBN/RMX Live” project, Francis and the Lights, Joy Orbison, the London Contemporary Orchestra performing Mica Levi, and more. See the…
01/23/2017 by PeekYou Team
Author: Ryan Reed / Source: Rolling Stone
The Weeknd‘s Starboy maintained its grip atop the Billboard 200 chart, marking its third consecutive week at Number One. Meanwhile, indie-pop trio the xx earned the week’s highest debut entry at Number Two with their hypnotic third album, I See You.
Starboy dominated because of streaming. Album tracks (including hits like “Party Monster” and the Daft Punk-featured “Starboy”)…
01/18/2017 by PeekYou Team
Author: Sarah Grant / Source: Rolling Stone
01/11/2017 by PeekYou Team
Author: Suzy Exposito / Source: Rolling Stone
01/04/2017 by PeekYou Team
The xx will tour North America this summer, according to invites mailed to fans this week. The sneaky announcement mirrors their strategy late last year of mailing out free tickets to a then-unannounced European tour, which is now under way. U.S. destinations revealed so far include Dallas, TX, Portland, OR, and Philadelphia, PA. See a couple of the invites below.
Pitchfork has contacted the xx’s representatives for comment. The group’s…
01/03/2017 by PeekYou Team
Author: Taylor Weatherby / Source: The Hollywood Reporter
Start gathering your chic festival gear now — the lineup for the 2017 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has officially been revealed. The full roster was announced Tuesday on the festival’s official website and features Radiohead, Beyonce and Kendrick Lamar as the headliners for both…