Gorillaz cover The xx’s Crystalised

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Damon Albarn and his Gorillaz, helped out by singer Daley, played a wonderful three song set for BBC’s Radio One, of which their new single “Doncamatic” and “On Melancholy Hill”. However the highlight of the show was the unexpected cover of The xx’s barren, yet touching “Crystalised”, which the band performed remarkably and even more stripped down than the original – just acoustic guitar, piano, and xylophone. Watch the live video of Gorillaz’s take on…

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Download: Warpoint – ‘Undertow’

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I’m not that into all girl bands, but the Warpaint gals sure know how to make a tune. Newly signed Rough Trade artists and announced as opening act for the xx’s autumn tour, this LA female trio going in only one direction: up! Following up on last year’s highly praised EP, Warpaint is prepping their debut full length “The Fool” on October 26th, as such they’ve released the first single “Undertow” for free, which you…

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