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Jamie xx co-produces Florence + The Machine’s new single, ‘Big God’

Jamie xx and fellow Young Turks artist, the modern jazz maestro Kamasi Washington, have co-produced Florence + The Machine’s new single, “Big God.” Enveloping and soulful, led by Florence Welch’s billowing vocals, “Big God’s” production is joyfully simplistic. With a driving piano at its heart, “Big God” is a congregation of sounds in the trio’s own […]

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Destructo announces debut headliners for inaugural All My Friends Music Festival

LA is getting a brand new two-day summer music festival, programmed by a man who’s intimately familiar with the live events landscape in Southern California — after all, he helped build it. Destructo‘s new dance and hip-hop event, All My Friends Music Festival, slated for August 18-19 at ROW DTLA, has now announced its first-run […]

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Jamie xx and SebastiAn score new Romain Gavras film, ‘The World Is Yours’

Jamie xx is filled with surprises, such as when he produced the title track from Drake‘s album Take Care, or when he co-produced the song “When It’s All Over” with Alicia Keys off her LP, Girl on Fire, or that time he composed the entire score for a ballet inspired by Jonathan Safran Foer’s book, Tree of Codes. […]

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Outside Lands reveals The Weeknd, ODESZA, DJ Snake, Jamie xx & more atop 2018 bill

Outside Lands has revealed the 2018 lineup for its 11th installment in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park August 10-12. Following a fervent 2017 edition of Gorillaz, The Who, and Metallica headlining, 2018 boasts a hefty onslaught of acts, and although the headliners see earlier appearances in the festival season  — The Weeknd at Coachella and Janet Jackson at both Panorama and […]

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Thousands of dollars of DJ gear stolen from promoters following The xx’s Sydney after-party

Sydney’s fans of The xx were in for a treat this weekend as the group was in town finishing up their Australian tour. To mark the occasion, Jamie xx, the group’s Romy Madley Croft, Warpaint’s Stella Mozgawa, and Jaguar Ma’s Jono Ma were also set to DJ a secret after-party location outside of the city. An […]

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How Houston’s Day For Night festival served as a sound intersection of curatorial excellence

 1How Day For Night festival achieved curatorial excellenceHouston, Texas’ Day For Night festival has established itself as an unconventional, hyper-sensory utopia. Bolstering an exemplary menu of avant-garde talent, the festival satiates thousands all while blurring the boundaries of performance and offering the utmost in aural phenomena in its industrial warehouse setting.Day For Night prided itself on its snapshot booking […]

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Jamie xx officially releases celestial reworking of The xx’s ‘On Hold’

Just last week, the xx stopped by BBC’s Radio 1 Live Lounge and revived Justin Timberlake‘s ten-year old seminal pop hit “My Love.” Now, the trio’s Jamie xx has opened up his own production vault and shared a dreamy remix of the xx’s own “On Hold,” off their latest album I See You.The remix itself was first unveiled during […]

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Jamie xx officially releases celestial reworking of The xx’s ‘On Hold’

Just last week, the xx stopped by BBC’s Radio 1 Live Lounge and revived Justin Timberlake‘s ten-year old seminal pop hit “My Love.” Now, the trio’s Jamie xx has opened up his own production vault and shared a dreamy remix of the xx’s own “On Hold,” off their latest album I See You.The remix itself was first unveiled during […]

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WATCH: Stranger Things’ Millie Bobbie Brown, Paris Jackson star in The xx’s latest music video

On the heels of their gorgeous Glastonbury performance, The xx have released a music video for “I Dare You” featuring some high profile talent. Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown and Michael Jackson’s daughter Paris Jackson both appear in the video alongside Oscar winner Moonlight’s lead actor Ashton Sanders.The video for the single from the trio’s […]

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