Tag Archives: the XX

May 12

Jose Gonzalez & Junip: Agents of Dark Pop

When writing this post it is May 12th 2013, we should be outside enjoying intimate togetherness, dabble in the waters of our surroundings or jointly running on meadows. Hence the music should be blithe, sound and happy. Yet mother nature gives us another spring of incalculable weather and temperature-depressions leading to a lack of emotions. […]

August 26

Phantogram – three-dimensional Indie Pop

From Saratoga Springs (NY) let me introduce you Sarah Barthel and Josh Carter formerly known as Charlie Everywhere today known as Phantogram.  Another duo sharing the same background, being friends and producing music from passion rather than being part of the big commercial mainstream. The band describes their music as “street beat or psych pop” […]

July 09

The XX – 100% heartbreak warfare

From the Putney-district London (UK) founded in the very early stages of their school days. A place which -quite obviously- seems to accommodate quite some talents, considering the fact that other bands like Hot Chip of Four Tet have been at the same school as the XX. The band’s first single “Crystalized” was said to […]