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The Xx Think Glastonbury Headline Slot Would Be Crazy

The xx think it would be ''crazy'' to headline Glastonbury.The band performed before Pyramid Stage headliners Radiohead at this year's event and their set was so well-received, they have been tipped to follow in their...

Five Sets From Glastonbury Festival Well Worth Re-watching

There aren't many weekends of the year that most of the country pray for rain, all except the fortuitous 250,000 people that descend on a farm in Glastonbury as most of the country sit at...

The Xx Are 'Excited' To Lead The 2017 Line-up For Bestival

The xx have been announced to headline Bestival 2017 alongside A Tribe Called Quest and Pet Shop Boys. The Autumn event returns for its 14th year, but for the very first time it won't be...

The Xx Explore The Making Of Their Newly Released Album 'I See You'

The xx appeared on radio station Beats 1 this week with Zane Lowe, where they took listeners through their new album 'I See You' track by track. They spoke about their new writing methods and...

New Albums To Look Forward To In 2017

Every new year brings speculation as to which musical legends might be returning, and which pop heavyweights are due to release a new record. Here are six significant artists who are definitely, or widely expected...

The Xx Announce New Album 'I See You' Will Be Released In January

Over four years after they released their second studio album Coexist, the popular and critically adored British indie act The xx have announced details of its follow-up, titled I See You, and released its first...

Florence + The Machine Among Nominees For Mercury Prize 2015

Florence + the Machine and Jamie xx are among nominees for the Mercury Prize 2015.The full shortlist of 12 nominated albums has been revealed on BBC Radio 6 Music, with Wolf Alice and Benjamin Clementine...

What Can We Expect From The New Xx Album?

The XX are a band who have achieved the rare accolade of matching their critical success with a commercial viability after the minimalist electronic strains of 2010’s self-titled record altered the face of popular music...

Haim's Arctic Day

Haim had the ''worst day of their lives'' turning down a guest spot on the new Arctic Monkeys album. The 'Don't Save Me' band were rushing to complete their debut album, 'Days Are Gone', when...

Glastonbury Festival 2013: Your Guide To The Biggest Clashes!

With such a ginormous festival site at 900 acres, and plenty of drunken hoardes and muddy puddles to fight through, the simple act of walking from one stage to another can be a difficult task....

The Xx Change London Show Venue Over Transport Worries

British rockers The Xx have rescheduled a show in London after discovering a local section of the city's Underground service would not be operating on the day of the gig.The band was due to perform...

The Great Gatsby Soundtrack Sampler Released Online

Excitement mounts as a sampler for the Great Gatsby soundtrack has been released online. Fans of Jay Z and Beyonce may find themselves disappointed though, as neither of their tracks are included on the sampler....

Coachella Festival 2013; Who To See?

Today saw the announcement of the Coachella Festival 2013 line-up, to be run on the weekends of April 12, 2013 and April 19, 2013, and as expected it’s another smorgasbord of musical taste, with everyone...

What, No Holograms? Stone Roses, Blur, Phoenix, Red Hot Chili Peppers Headline Coachella 2013

How do you top having a dead man headline your festival? Well, in all honestly, you’re not going to. Coachella’s talent bookers must have been scratching their heads in bewilderment when it came to topping...

Brit Awards 2013 Nominees Announced: Diverse? Or Just Weird?

This year’s BRIT Awards nominations look as though they were concocted by a group of strangers, with wildly different cultural backgrounds, on a drunken night out. Is this a sign that the mainstream music world...

Wait, Did The Rolling Stones Just Confirm A Brit Awards Performance?

The Brit Awards 2013 nominations were announced on Thursday (January 10, 2013), being somewhat overshadowed by the Oscars stuff going on across the pond. We already know James Corden is back on-board as host, and...

The Show Must Go On? David Letterman Props Up Entertainment Industry During Hurricane Sandy

The mayor of New York, Michael Bloomberg has been making sure that the city's residents were fully prepared for Hurricane Sandy, which hit New York last night. And whilst the majority of New York citizens...

Bob Dylan Beaten To Billboard No.1 Spot By The Dave Matthews Band

Bob Dylan’s Tempest could only manage No.3 on The Billboard 200 Chart this week, with The Dave Matthews Band claiming the top spot. Their album, Away from the World moved 266,000 copies, making it their...

The Xx Give Fans Early Stream Of New Album

The Xx are giving fans the opportunity to listen to their new album, Coexist nearly a week before it's full release, reports the Nme.The London band follow up their hugely successful, award winning self-titled LP...

Alt-j Installed As Favourite For Mercury Music Prize 2012

Nominees for this year's Mercury Music Prize have yet to be announced but the odds for the 2012 Album of the Year going to indie rockers Alt-J and their debut album 'An Awesome Wave' have...

The Xx 'Dream' Of Writing For Beyonce

The xx ''dream'' of writing a song for Beyonce. The 'Crystalised' band were honoured to meet their Pop Idol earlier this year, and would love to contribute a track to one of her future albums.Bass...

Diana Vickers Denies Being 'Dropped' By Label

Diana Vickers has recently split with label RCA, but has claimed that it was amicable and for reasons ".based purely on a creative level." Diana Vickers, who shot to fame after appearing on The X...

The Xx Furious At British Leader's 'Unauthorised Use' Of Song

Mercury Prize winners THE XX have blasted British Prime Minister DAVID CAMERON - for using their music without permission during a political rally.The British band is furious that organisers of the Conservative Party's annual conference...

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