The xx: On Hold (Jamie xx Remix)

The incredibly talented Jamie xx has taken the lead single from The xx’s latest album I See You and reworked it into a six-minute techno jam that’s made for the dance floor. With minimal vocals included, the “On Hold” remix seems to sample Bronski Beat’s “Smalltown Boy” and certainly creates an ’80s rave party vibe.

Jamie xx: Gosh (dir. by Romain Gavras)

Jamie xx never disappoints. His epic track “Gosh,” off of his 2015 album In Colour, first debuted alongside a set of images from NASA/JPL. Now, a new deep and intense music video (directed by Romain Gavras, whose resumé includes work for MIA, Kanye West, Justice) provides spookily mesmerizing complement. Starring Hassan Kone, the video is set in Tianducheng, China—a luxury development mostly gone abandoned, where …

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Future Islands: The Chase With another stunning live performance, this time of brand new single “The Chase,” Future Islands further solidified their captivating appeal and consistent relevance. Frontman Samuel T. Herring is more than a dynamic vocalist and songwriter. He’s a force to be reckoned with, and every element of his person carries his message. “The Chase” is a kinetic, charismatic track that delivers everything …