Post Tagged with: "Xiu Xiu"

Listen: 20 Favorite Albums Of 2017

Listen: 20 Favorite Albums Of 2017

With the year in music drawing to a close, we look back on our 20 Favorite Albums of 2017. While it might be easier to compare apples to apples, this genre-spanning collection compares apples to oranges. We find it a more “fruitful” approach when boundaries are broken down and exceptional, but quite different artists, such as Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith and […]

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Watch: 25 Favorite Videos of 2017

Watch: 25 Favorite Videos of 2017

Watch Live Eye Tv’s 25 Favorite Videos of 2017…This year will definitely go down as one of the strangest in recent memory. As the US and Europe dealt with the political fallout of their reactionary lurch to the Right, progressively minded artists and musicians around the world rose to meet the challenge. It’s only fitting, then, that our year in […]

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Music News: Xiu Xiu and (r) Cover ZZ Top On New Split 7"

Music News: Xiu Xiu and (r) Cover ZZ Top On New Split 7″

Try this on for size…Xiu Xiu covers the classic ZZ Top song “Sharp Dressed Man” on an upcoming split 7″ with the Italian minimal wave band (r). Due out December 8th on Polyvinyl, the split 7″ really started with Xiu Xiu’s cover of the ZZ Top song for The A.V. Club this past June, but the actual 7″ came about […]

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Listen to Xiu Xiu Cover Mozart’s “Turkish March”

Listen to Xiu Xiu Cover Mozart’s “Turkish March”

Xiu Xiu covers Mozart’s “Turkish March” on an upcoming limited edition 7″ due out April 7th via the Venice Beach label Cosmic Dreamer Music. The release is the second in a series from the label, and it seeks to pair a musician and visual artist in a collaborative effort that includes both music and image. Here, Xiu Xiu is joined […]

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Watch Xiu Xiu's Video "Wondering"

Watch Xiu Xiu’s Video “Wondering”

Xiu Xiu released a new video for “Wondering” this week, off the band’s 2017 LP Forget out now on Polyvinyl. Directed by the band’s Angela Seo, the visuals feature three muses dressed in pastel colored gowns, as well as Jamie Stewart himself in white sweatpants and sweatshirt. Shot in a stately looking hotel room where the group can be seen […]

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Watch Xiu Xiu's Video For "Get Up", directed by Marty Marquez.

Watch Xiu Xiu’s Video “Get Up”

Xiu Xiu has a new video for his track “Get Up“, directed by Marty Marquez. The song is the third single from his upcoming LP FORGET, due out February 24th via Polyvinyl. Jamie Stewart’s bombastic style is a bit more restrained here, but he still finds a way to upend a pop song through his subversive approach. The album was […]

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Watch Xiu Xiu’s “Jenny GoGo” Video

Watch Xiu Xiu’s “Jenny GoGo” Video

Xiu Xiu‘s much anticipated LP Forget is due out February 24th via Polyvinyl, and today we check out the trio’s new video for the album track, “Jenny GoGo“. Directed by Victor Belozerov, the visuals feature rough-hewn animations over a bed of flickering static, and these faceless figures and lo-fi forms seem to cryptically depict Jamie Stewart‘s haunting lyrics. Xiu Xiu’s […]

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