They've just returned, triumphantly from Australia, and have a self titled debut album out that has some critics looking for new superlatives. X Ray Cats features Gordon Barrell on upright bass… Audio
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In 1976 a teenage girl named Marian Said saw an early show by The Sex Pistols, changed her name to Poly Styrene and formed a band called X-Ray Spex. Poly's piercing vocals, along with Lora Logic's… Audio
London minimalists The xx return with new album 'Coexist' - we meet up with front people Oliver Sim and Romy Madley Croft to talk about retooling their "quiet storm" sound. Audio
The XX are a black clad trio of twenty-year-olds out of South West London who's debut album topped many end of year lists. Kirsten spoke to Romy and Jamie from the band. Audio
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