The xx | Angels

The xx have an official studio version of a “Coexist” track, “Angels”, up on YouTube. Coexist is the band’s upcoming release, out via Young Turks on September 10 (11th in the U.S.) The band have also posted a link to the lyrics here and a pre-order link here. — David D. Robbins Jr.  Advertisements

THE XX | Open Eyes (Demo)

The xx posted a link to download a free demo called “Open Eyes”. The band says, “Open eyes is a demo we did whilst creating our new album, we just wanted to share it with you. xx” You can download the demo here courtesy of the band. The song follows the band’s debut album, “xx”.…

THE ANTLERS | VCR (The xx Cover)

The Antlers will follow their “Burst Apart” EP with remixes/covers called “(together)”, out via Frenchkiss records on November 22nd in the U.S. and worldwide on the 28th. The EP will include a cover of The xx’s romantic “VCR” from off the band’s debut release: “We watch things on VCRs / With me and talk about…

THE XX COVER | OMD

COVERVILLE: OMD (aka Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark) is loving this resurgence of old-school, 80s, synth-laden romantic, mope rock. It’s right up their alley. In fact, OMD have a cover version of the xx’s “VCR” on soundcloud. It’s a great the xx track to begin with, but OMD put their little breathy spin on it.…

TALK ABOUT A BIG LOVE | The xx

ROMANTICS AT HEART: The xx’s debut album has only been out since August, but is already being talked about as one of the best albums of year. This London three-piece is liquid nostalgia, conjuring elements of The Cure and This Mortal Coil — while penning songs compact as diamonds. Their songs are about love, slow-burn…