It’s hard to listen to the hushed, minimal pop of The xx’s debut album without feeling like you’re eavesdropping. When guitarist Romy Madley Croft and bassist Oliver Sim trade verses with each other, they sound like two prospective lovers i... more

Oct 17, 2012 8:00 AM Music Feature

In the three years since the British band The xx released their self-titled 2009 debut, a sensual fusion of indie-rock, electronic pop and soft R&B, their stature has grown, as producer Jamie Smith became a sought-after remixer and collaborato.. more

Jul 16, 2012 2:10 PM On Music

Each week, over 1.7 million listeners tune in to hear Public Radio’s This American Life, a pioneering program with stories that walk the line between straight journalism and emotive storytelling. Although the show has a rotating roster of c... more

Oct 24, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee