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The xx – “Chained” Video

In the xx’s new video for “Chained,” one of the standout songs from their new album from Coexist, we see the group’s three members as they plunge, in extreme and near-fetishistic slo-mo, into a giant swimming pool. The whole clip is gorgeously shot, and it’s a small triumph in design and composition. Young Replicant directs; [...]

The xx have just revealed their brand new video for…

The xx have just revealed their brand new video for “Chained”!“Here is our new video for Chained! Directed by Young Replicant, who were a pleasure to work with. Spending 2 days underwater wasn’t quite as easy as we thought. We love how it turn…

The Stereogum Guide To CMJ 2012

Lower East Side venues are hanging up their energy drink-branded vinyl banners, the streets are filling with bright-eyed college students slathered in one-inch badge pins and laminates … it’s beginning to look a lot like CMJ week in NYC. At last! For all the annual hand-wringing about the purpose of industry festivals like these in [...]