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The xx’s eponymous debut album carries enough subdued synthetic beats, breathy vocals, steamy lyricism, and atmosphere to lull you either into love or sleep. The xx consisted of 4 20-somethings when  367 more words


The XX - " On Hold "

The Grammy Award for Best Use of a Hall & Oates Sample goes to… British synthpoppers the XX. “On Hold” floats the idea of singers… 86 more words


The Breakdown: Heart Skipped A Beat

Howdy there, before y’all start reading, I just wanted to explain the idea behind these articles. Each week, I’ll take a song or piece (it’s a piece if there is no singer) I absolutely adore or even despise and break it down in parts. 832 more words

Music Appreciation

8. The xx- I See You

The opening horn part to “Dangerous” was a wake up call that this xx album was going to be a lot different, a lot dancier and overall a brand new look for a band that really perfected the quiet, sultry electronic vibe of their first album nearly 10 years ago. 44 more words


Best Music of 2017: #10-6

10-6 | 5-1

To quote the irascible Isaac Brock: In 2017, “opinions were like kittens. I was givin’ them away.” It seems we all were. 1,969 more words

Best Of

Blogging the 2017 Grammys Category 71 – Best Remixed Recording

Loleatta Holloway Can’t Let You Go (Louie Vega Roots Mix)

Here’s another head scratcher category. In order for me to gauge how good a remix is, I also listened to the original. 675 more words

Grammys 2017

Albums of the Year 2017: 16-12

I wish that Top Tens could contain more than ten, because in many other years, some of these records would easily fit snugly into that tier of glory. 1,090 more words

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