Jamie Smitha.k.a. Jamie xx, of The xx and of collaborations with the late Gil Scott-Heronhas released his first single, "Far Nearer," in both limited-edition vinyl and download form. The B-side, "Beat For," is a chilly, downtempo track that could very easily soundtrack a spell o ... More >>
Not trying hard because he doesn't have to. CRED.Jamie xx
Le Poisson Rouge
Tuesday, February 22
Better Than: Spending my night surrounded by twenty-somethings making out to "Islands."
Here's who we expected to show up for last night's Jamie xx show at Le Poisson Rouge: black-shrouded scenes ... More >>
Different locale, same concept.
As Camille pointed out, this year's CMJ is pretty devoid of marquee acts; there are no gigantic queues for Spoon, the Shins, the Knife, or the like. What we do have is a compounded hysteria for the zygotes that would be second or third tier in other years but, in t ... More >>