In real life,
Romy Madley Croft Oliver Sim has eyes so piercing that we’re pretty sure he uses them as bottle-openers on particularly dreary days; now, artist Meredith Gran has mastered the frightening gaze of the xx frontman in cartoon form, if only by entirely removing his eye-lids. The rest of the members as according to Gran, while not nearly as menacing, have the same entertainingly unaffected boredom as their real-life counterparts. Thanks to The Zeitgeist Project, we have 49 more illustrations inspired by the The Hype Machine‘s most blogged about artists of ’09. Check out the rest here.