Spanish producer John Talabot (pictured) gives a completely new voice to Jamie xx’s hit Loud Places with an eclectic house departure from the tune’s melodic center. Stripping back the lush quality of Jamie xx’s original, the remix focuses on a few of vocalist Romy’s phrasings set against brash synth stabs. An ebbing rhythm circulates [...]
Jamie xx feat. Romy - Loud Places (John Talabot's Loud Synths Reconstruction) [Young Turks]
Jamie xx’s highly anticipated album In Colour gets a beautiful visualizer treatment for its iTunes preview and fans can stream it now in full. In Colour includes old favorites like Sleep Sound, Girl, and Gosh, as well as new tracks featuring vocals from his The xx compatriots, Romy and Oliver Smith. Also on the album is his hip [...]
Inspired by the Jonathan Safran Foer novel and scored by Jamie xx (pictured), the Tree Of Codes ballet is coming to New York after previously having limited dates in the UK only. Jamie xx has been working alongside choreographer Wayne McGregor and visual artist Olafur Eliasson for over two years to make this ballet a reality. The [...]
London-based DJ/producer Jamie xx has released Gosh, a single from In Color, his forthcoming second studio album. ​ The track is a throwback to the ’90s and UK garage sounds. A pitched-down and sped-up drum break adds the pressure, while a minor-key synth that becomes a squelching melody sets the tone. The sample of dancehall chanter is [...]
Artist Sophia Mattioli contacted four of electronic music’s favorite hipsters to score her abstract short film Continuum, and the resulting productions could not be a better representation of her vision. Jamie xx, Four Tet, Koreless and John Talabot have all made a name for themselves in the indie-sphere for their innovative musical [...]
While electronic artists have been known to score movies–Daft Punk scored Tron, Skrillex recorded material for Wreck It Ralph, and Boys Noize recently worked on the German film Who Am I – No System Is Safe–leave it to UK-house aficionado Jamie xx to go one step further into the avant-garde and score not a film, but a ballet. The ballet, [...]
Producer and minimalist mastermind Jamie xx dropped some big news on Oct. 27 when he announced that both his solo album and a third record from his band The xx are on the way. While speaking to The Fader, Jamie xx revealed that he’s nearly completed his debut solo album–a record three years in the making. Having already released singles [...]
The summer is over and September is upon us, but that didn’t stop Canadians from coming out in droves to attend the fourth and final edition of this year’s Electric Island. The outdoor concert, held on Centre Island minutes away from downtown Toronto, saw upwards of 5000 people dance the day (and night) away to the seductive sounds of [...]
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Producer and xx rhythm master Jamie xx wants to bring people together with his latest track All Under One Roof Raving. Premiering on Annie Mac’s BBC Radio 1 show, the track is a little different than some of Jamie’s previous work. Although it does feature the same feel-good, steel drum sounds similar to his recently released Sleep Sound, [...]
James Blake played a new song by Jamie XX earlier this month on his weekly BBC Radio 1 show. Now, anyone who’s been salivating at the thought of hearing it again can rest easy, because Jamie’s finally shared Girl himself, with an accompanying music video. The bright colors of the video belie the song’s heavy emotional content. Like most [...]
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