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Jamie xx Announces Debut Album ‘In Colour,’ Shares “Loud Places”

If you couldn’t stop playing Jamie xx‘s single “Girl” last year, get excited. The xx member and electronic musician has announced his debut album, In Colour, drops June 2 via Young Turks and features collaborations with The xx’s Romy Madley Croft and Oliver Sim, Young Thug, Popcaan, and Four Tet. Pre-orders are ongoing here. In […]

The xx Unveil Spring Tour Dates

In addition to the 25 shows they’ll play at New York’s Park Avenue Armory, The xx have gone and added additional US tour dates. Which ones? Well, ones you’d never guess — ones they’ve never played. “We decided to play some shows in towns we’ve never played before, to try out some new things,” they said. […]

The xx Announce Series Of Intimate NYC Shows

Longtime fans of any band love to reminisce about seeing shows with less than fifty people in attendance, but it’s rare that anyone gets the opportunity to see a band in their prime perform such a small show. In that regard, fans of The xx are in luck, as the British experimental pop group announced […]

Jamie xx’s Upcoming Mixtape Will Include Four Tet

Jamie xx, electronic DJ, producer, and member of The xx, will be releasing a mixtape in the future that features a handful of friends, including Four Tet. As FACT notes, the solo mixtape–which can barely be called that–will see his bandmates from The xx on board as well as Kieran Hebden. In an interview with The […]

SCENE & HEARD: The Great Gatsby

Written by UTG critic Grace Duffy, Scene & Heard takes a look at the music that makes our favorite films so memorable. Whether it’s the 400-piece orchestra Christopher Nolan used for The Dark Knight, or the dozen or so bands that contributed to the soundtrack of Top Gun, there is no denying the impact music has on movies […]

MUSIC VIDEO: The xx – “Fiction”

UK experimental / pop sensations The xx have released the calming music video for their song “Fiction” and takes us on a short journey. This video was directed by Young Replicant. The video shows the band’s Oliver Sim walking (in slow motion) outside in a resort setting and admiring the surroundings. “Fiction” is taken from […]

The XX Stream Their ‘Great Gatsby’ Contribution, “Together”

Is it possible for another 2013 film to have more hype for its soundtrack than The Great Gatsby? No, that is a serious question. Is it at all possible? I feel like I can fully commit my love to this film, but maybe there is another seemingly perfect sonic journey awaiting me in another upcoming […]

The xx Add More North American Tour Dates

The xx have added a number of additional North American tour dates to their tour schedule this coming April. Check below the jump for the additional dates. You can see a full list of dates and purchase tickets for their shows in North America, Europe and Australia by heading right here. Tickets are available for […]

Sounds Familiar: Week 6

Continuing our expansion of original content, Under The Gun Review presents its latest column, Sounds Familiar, dedicated to trawling the world and web for the latest remixes, redos, and reminiscent bits that our newest columnist Julia McAlpine finds appealing. Be prepared for some diversity in your music library. The songs may not be new, but they […]

The xx Announce 2013 US Tour

The xx have announced that they will be heading out on a US tour in early 2013 and released dates on their official website. The cancelled dates in Philly and Baltimore have also been rescheduled due to Hurricane Sandy’s effects in those areas. Check out a statement from the group below and get out and […]

The xx Perform Live Set At KEXP Studio

The xx were filmed back in January at KEXP studio performing their live set and it has just now been released for the public. This is about as great of an experience as you can get up close to the band, besides the obvious concert setting. The group perform songs from the new album, Coexist, […]

STREAM: The xx – “Reconsider” (Bonus Track)

UTG knows that most of you all are still streaming The xx‘s sophomore release, Coexist, and now a bonus track has emerged out of nowhere. The group have unleashed a soothing track “Reconsider” and we honestly cannot get enough of the band. Please check out a stream of The xx’s bonus track “Reconsider” by clicking […]