This arty, English, goth-soul outfit just won the U.K.’s prestigious Mercury Prize for their self-titled 2009 debut. But don’t expect the xx to come out with victory-lap guns blazing here: Like the album, these kids’ live show is a decidedly icy-hot sensation. Their desire moves at a glacial pace. With Zola Jesus and Warpaint.
Sat., Oct. 2, 8 p.m., 2010
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on September 22, 2010