The Xx


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Supporting their boldest, flashiest album yet, the once-shy indie trio The xx carried themselves like confident stars for a sold-out Eagles Ballroom. Read more

Concert Reviews

Arte Para Todos brings an incredible four-night lineup of local music to five neighborhoods, while Marc Maron and The xx prepare to return to Milwaukee. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

It's been nearly five years since the last one, but the dreamy British indie-rock trio The xx will release a new album this month, I See You , and with it they've announced a huge run of tour dates. As part of the North American stretch of that to.. Read more

On Music

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... Read more

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.. Read more

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I try to resist describing bands too much based on their influences, but for the rural New York duo Phantogram, it’s hard not to, since they draw from so many and find such striking ways to incorporate them all into something new. Their debut full.. Read more

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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... Read more

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