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an interview with the xx from 2010

10 years on from the release of their eponymous debut album, we look back at this early interview from i-D's Lovers of Live Issue.
Jeremy Abbott
8.15.19
Culture

how to be a creative director in 2018

Clare Gillen's work includes King Princess, Imogen Snell's The xx. They tell i-D about how they got there.
Jack Sunnucks
5.21.18
Music

this is the ultimate 2017 playlist

100 of the best songs to emerge from an otherwise disastrous year.
Frankie Dunn
12.23.17
Music

watch: the xx have made a series of short films dedicated to their fans

The mini doc series, We See You, follows the band around the world, offering an intimate portrait of some of their biggest fans.
Zoé Dreadon
12.1.17
News

watch the xx cover justin timberlake's 2000s classic, 'my love'

There’s a little bit of 'LoveStoned' thrown in there too.
André-Naquian Wheeler
9.7.17
Music

the 2017 mercury prize album shortlist has been announced

Stormzy, Sampha and The xx are all up for the award.
Roisin Lanigan
7.28.17
News

millie bobby brown and ashton sanders star in the xx’s new music video

Watch the sun-drenched love letter to Los Angeles here.
Frankie Dunn
6.30.17
Music

it could be love: alasdair mclellan on his collaborative relationship with the xx

Releasing a beautiful, physical artefact capturing the intimate time he and The xx spent together on a trip to Texan art oasis Marfa, Alasdair McLellan chats to i-D about the importance of creating projects that exist outside the internet.
Felix Petty
6.5.17
Music

the soundtrack to your weekend ft. four tet, murlo and king krule

Press play on the new releases we've had on repeat this week.
Frankie Dunn and Matthew Whitehouse
4.22.17
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20 times pop music taught us to be better people

This is some of the best advice ever offered from a banger.
Georgie Bretherton
3.10.17
Music

the xx discuss mistakes, recovery, drifting apart and coming back together

Romy, Oliver and Jamie have spent the last four years living life, finding love and confronting their demons, and poured it all into their brand new album, I See You.
Amelia Abraham
3.9.17
Music

the xx's new video is a love letter to london

The trio release another Alasdair McLellan-directed visual, this time for the single Say Something Loving.
Ryan White
3.7.17
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