VIDEO: THE XX ‘FICTION’

Overnight The xx revealed a brand new video for ‘Fiction’. Directed by Young Replicant (who also made the video for The xx’s ‘Chained’), it was shot in Palm Springs during the band’s recent US tour, and made in partnership with ‘You Need To Hear This’ – the new platform from Vice’s music channel Noisey.

Coexist is available now via Young Turks / Remote Control.

You can also listen to the Maya Jane Coles remix of ‘Fiction’ here:

VIDEO: VAMPIRE WEEKEND’S ‘DIANE YOUNG’

The official music video for Vampire Weekend’s ‘Diane Young’ is finally here! The video was directed by Primo Khan and features cameos from Santigold, Dave Longstreth from Dirty Projectors, Chromeo, Hamilton Leithauser from Walkmen and Sky Ferreira.

SIGUR ROS SOUNDTRACK THE SIMPSONS

Sigur Rós soundtrack The Simpsons on 19 May.

The episode will feature a new Sigur Rós track as well as their version of the Simpsons theme song. The band has written and performed more original music for The Simpsons than any other outside band in the show’s history.

VAMPIRE WEEKEND LIVE FROM MAIDA VALE

Vampire Weekend dropped into Maida Vale Studios to perform a session for Zane Lowe on BBC Radio 1.
Playing to a select audience of fans, the band recorded a near hour-long set including several new songs from Modern Vampires Of The City.

The setlist was:
Holiday
White Sky
Obvious Bicycle
Everlasting Arms
Step
Ya Hey
Diplomat’s Son
Unbelievers
Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa
A-Punk
Diane Young

You can listen back to the session for the next 7 days on the Radio 1 website, and check out the photos of the band in action below.

LISTEN TO DAY + NIGHT LIVE FROM LISBON


The first of The xx’s Night + Day events is taking place in Lisbon today. You can listen to the whole thing live on RBMA radio. Amongst a lot of amazing music, the broadcast will include Jamie xx is DJing at 8.30pm and The xx play live at 10.20pm.Listen live here: