Music Bite: The xx Reveals Their Single From ‘The Great Gatsby’ Soundtrack

April 24, 2013 § Leave a comment


The xx, one of the many artists featured on The Great Gatsby soundtrack, has just released their soundtrack song – titled “Together”.

Listen below:

[Source: Stereogum]

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The Great Gatsby Soundtrack Unveiled: Beyonce, Andre 3000, the xx, Lana Del Rey & More

April 4, 2013 § 1 Comment


With the anticipation of The Great Gatsby releases getting stronger,  more details about the film are being revealed.

The soundtrack for the film alone is definitely something worth being talked about. Executively produced by Jay-Z, the soundtrack features musicians like Jay-Z himself, Beyonce, Andre 3000, Lana Del Rey, Sia,  and more!

Check out the full tracklist below:

The Great Gatsby:

01 Jay-Z: “100$ Bill”
02 Beyoncé and André 3000: “Back to Black”
03 “Bang Bang”
04 Fergie, Q-Tip and GoonRock: “A Little Party Never Killed Nobody (All We Got)”
05 Lana Del Rey: “Young and Beautiful”
06 Bryan Ferry Woth the Bryan Ferry Orchestra: “Love Is the Drug”
07 Florence and the Machine: “Over the Love”
08 Coco O of Quadron: “Where The Wind Blows”
09 Emeli Sandé and the Bryan Ferry Orchestra: “Crazy in Love”
10 The xx: “Together”
11 Gotye: “Hearts a Mess”
12 Jack White: “Love Is Blindness”
13 Nero: “Into the Past”
14 Sia: “Kill and Run”

View the official trailer below, which features a snippet of Beyonce & Andre 3000’s cover of Amy Winehouse’s “Back To Black”:

Directed by Romeo + Juliet’s Baz Lurhmann, the film stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan. The Great Gatsby comes to theatres on May 10.

[Source: Pitchfork]

Music Bite: Bonnaroo Announces 2013 Lineup Featuring Paul McCartney, the xx, Kendrick Lamar, R. Kelly & More

February 19, 2013 § Leave a comment


When it comes to festival lineup competition, Bonnaroo just gave Coachella a run for its money!

The Bonnaroo crew, along with Weird Al Yankovic, announced their mega lineup for their 2013 summer festival. Performers include: The xx, Passion Pit, Paul McCartney, Wilco, Animal Collective, Kendrick Lamar, R. Kelly, Pretty Lights, Wu-Tang Clan, Nas, ZZ Top and more!

Tickets go on sale on Saturday, February 23. The festival will take place in Manchester, TN from June 13-16.

Check out the full lineup after the jump!

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The Postal Service, Mumford and Sons, Vampire Weekend To Headline Sasquatch! Music Festival

February 5, 2013 § Leave a comment


The festival lineups just keep on coming! The West Coast’s Sasquatch! Music Festival recently revealed their massive 2013 lineup.

The Postal Service, Mumford and Sons, The xx, Vampire Weekend and Sigur Rós will all headline. Other acts include the Arctic Monkeys, Grimes, Empire of the Sun, The Lumineers, Danny Brown, Dirty Projectors, Bloc Party, Steve Aoki, Azealia Banks, SchoolBoy Q, Caveman, Tame Impala, Earl Sweatshirt and more!

The Sasquatch! Festival will take place on May 24-27 at the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Washington.

Click here for more information on the festival!

[Source: Consequence of Sound]

Music Bite: The xx Announces 2013 World Tour

January 22, 2013 § Leave a comment


With their 2012 sophomore release Coexist, the xx are increasingly becoming the band to watch for 2013! The indie Brits just announced a worldwide tour, which begins in NYC on Thursday. Judging by the dates, the xx will perform at Governors Ball, Coachella and Sasquatch! Music Festival.

Check out the full list of tour dates after the jump!

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Music Bite: Kanye West & Kings of Leon to Headline 2013 Governors Ball

January 22, 2013 § 1 Comment


To commemorate its third anniversary, this year’s Governors Ball will be a three-day festival that is jam-packed with artists from all genres! Just like last year, the festival will take place on Randall’s Island from June 7-9. Kanye West and Kings of Leon are slated as headliners; the third headliner will be announced soon. Tickets go on sale on January 25.

Peep the full line-up below:

gball lineup

For more information, check out the festival’s official website.

[Source: Pitchfork]

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