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The xx on Tour

The xx

The XX is the type of a band that has been influenced by broad range of artists and they are not afraid to show it in their songs. One of the things that I noticed was their dynamic duo vocal structure. It was a bit like The Kills (and obviously The Kills was one of their influences along many others) where a male vocal and female vocal sing together, almost like engaging in a intimate conversation. It was very natural. I loved how the voices were almost monotonous—later found out that their low, monotonous voice came from the fact that they had to record at night in a small garage. The guitar, keyboard, drum beat all come together to make a sweet delirious sounds of pop/rock/electronic/R&B and everything else put together. They are going on tour starting May 25th.

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Their upcoming shows are as follow:

May 25 2010 8:00P
Aula Magna Lisbon, GB
May 26 2010 8:00P
Casa De Musica Porto, GB
May 27 2010 8:00P
Primavera Sound Barcelona, GB
May 30 2010 8:00P
Sasquatch Festival Quincy, WA, GB
Jun 1 2010 8:00P
Great American Music Hall San Francisco, CA, GB
Jun 2 2010 8:00P
Great American Music Hall San Francisco, CA, GB
Jun 3 2010 8:00P
Henry Miller Memorial Library Big Sur, CA, GB
Jun 5 2010 8:00P
Henry Fonda Theater Los Angeles, CA, GB
Jun 6 2010 8:00P
Wiltern Los Angeles, CA, GB
Jun 8 2010 8:00P
House of Blues San Diego, CA, GB
Jun 10 2010 8:00P
Bonnaroo Tennessee, GB
Jun 14 2010 8:00P
Olympia Paris, GB
Jun 18 2010 8:00P
Southside Festival Neuhausen, GB
Jun 19 2010 8:00P
Hurricane Festival Scheessel, GB
Jul 1 2010 8:00P
Rock Werchter Belgium, GB
Jul 2 2010 8:00P
Festival Beauregard Hérouville Saint-Clair, GB
Jul 3 2010 8:00P
Eurockeennes Belfort, GB
Jul 8 2010 8:00P
Optimus Alive! Oeiras, GB
Jul 10 2010 8:00P
Pohoda Festival Trencin, GB
Jul 13 2010 8:00P
Somerset House London, UK
Jul 16 2010 8:00P
Melt! Ferropolis, GB
Jul 17 2010 8:00P
Latitude Southwold, GB
Jul 18 2010 8:00P
Les Nuits de Fourvière Lyon, GB
Aug 13 2010 8:00P
Way Out West Gothenburg, GB
Aug 14 2010 8:00P
Oya Festival Oslo, GB
Aug 15 2010 8:00P
Flow Festival Helsinki, GB
Aug 20 2010 8:00P
Pukkelpop Hasselt, GB
Aug 21 2010 8:00P
Den Atelier Luxembourg, GB
Aug 22 2010 8:00P
Lowlands Biddinghuizen, GB
Aug 26 2010 8:00P
E-Werk Koln, GB
Aug 27 2010 8:00P
Tonhalle Munich, GB
Sep 10 2010 8:00P
Bestival Isle of Wight, UK


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