One of the breakthrough bands of the year, 2:54 (sisters Hannah and Colette Thurlow), have been announced as support for The xx on their highly-anticipated US tour in October.
2010 Barclaycard Mercury Prize winner announced: The xx win the 2010 Barclaycard Mercury Prize.
The xx were announced last night, Tuesday, 7 September as the winners of the 2010 Barclaycard Mercury Prize for Album of the Year.
NPR Music's "Live in Concert" from All Songs Considered series will webcast an exciting live double bill featuring breakout U.K. bands Hot Chip and The xx Saturday, April 24, 2010 from the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.
Photo: Hot Chip. Both bands are known for their distinct electronic sounds, but feature separate yet equally rewarding ways of creating their music.