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 […]Read more ›
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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 […]Read more ›
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 […]Read more ›
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 […]Read more ›
Listen to Xiu Xiu’s Track “Wondering”: New music from Xiu Xiu is always welcome news around here! Luckily, Jamie Stewart‘s trio knows how to keep themselves busy so we rarely want for long. For instance, this year the group released their Plays the Music of Twin Peaks LP, collaborated with Mitski on a song for an upcoming John Cameron Mitchell […]Read more ›
Video artist Diego Barrera directs this 12-minute film for Xiu Xiu‘s cover of the Twin Peaks‘ classic, “Into the Night“. Informed by his interest in Hierogamy, or “sacred marriage”, an ancient Near Eastern notion of devotion and sexuality that also finds it’s place in alchemy, and more modern iterations of self-discovery like Jungian psychology, Barrera’s video is accompanied by a […]Read more ›
Today Xiu Xiu released a cover of Julee Cruise‘s track “Into the Night“, the second single from his upcoming LP Plays The Music of Twin Peaks due out on Record Store Day (April 16th) via Polyvinyl Records. Commissioned by Australia’s Gallery of Modern Art to reinterpret the music from the famed TV series for their David Lynch: Between Two Worlds […]Read more ›