The full bill for the Heaton Park festival has been confirmed, with Everything Everything, Jamie xx and Jungle also joining headliners Disclosure and Rudimental.
Friday, 13th February 2015
Wednesday, 5th March 2014
Pixies and Metronomy are headlining the festival on Victoria Park this June.
Wednesday, 18th December 2013
The longlist has been released for Best Original Song - with Jay Z's The Great Gatsby soundtrack getting multiple nods.
Wednesday, 4th September 2013
The xx recieved the XFM Award for Best Difficult Second Album at the AIM Independent Music Awards....
Wednesday, 7th August 2013
The shortlist for this year's AIM Independent Music Awards has been announced by XFM's John Kennedy...
Thursday, 25th April 2013
Hear Together - The xx's track for the upcoming Great Gatsby film.
Thursday, 18th April 2013
The band are blaming Transport for London for the move - as two tube lines to and from the orginal venue will be shut on the day.
Thursday, 4th April 2013
The Jay Z curated soundtrack also features a cover of Amy Winehouse's Back to Black.
Tuesday, 26th February 2013
Romy from The xx has told XFM her bandmate's kit is gradually filling all the space on stage.
Friday, 4th January 2013
Coexist was the biggest selling vinyl record of last year in the UK.
Wednesday, 12th December 2012
Oliver from The xx has told XFM the new stuff is sounding good and he's very excited by it
Tuesday, 11th December 2012
The xx are putting on three all day events called NIGHT + DAY in "beautiful locations"....
Tuesday, 18th September 2012
After topping the album chart at the weekend, The xx have announced new tour dates...
Monday, 17th September 2012
The xx have gone straight into the album chart at number one with Coexist...
Wednesday, 12th September 2012
The band explain how the making of their their second album was a battle with the goth rockers…
Tuesday, 24th July 2012
The xx have announced plans for some more live shows later in the year.
Monday, 16th July 2012
The band also give more details on their second album.
Tuesday, 7th September 2010
The Putney band romp home with 2010's Best Album...
Hozier: "I'm Thrilled About The Result For The Irish Gay Marriage Vote"
The singer-songwriter also revealed he'd like to work with bon Iver's Justin Vernon at some point too!
James Righton From Klaxons Becomes A Dad
Klaxons keyboardist James Righton has welcomed his first child after his wife Keira Knightley gave birth.
The Bohicas Announce Debut Album The Making Of
The album will be released on Domino in late August.
LISTEN: The Vaccines Talk Through New Album English Graffiti Track By Track
You can hear the band chatting through their latest record right here!
The 5 best new songs of the week (18 May 2015)
This week Catfish And The Bottlemen lead our list, with support from The Amazons, The Hearts, Kill It Kid and Vant.
The 5 best new songs of the week (11 May 2015)
Stereophonics, Girl Friend, Rebecca Clements and more line up for your inspection. Let us know what you think!
The 5 best new songs of the week (4 May 2015)
Circa Waves, Everything Everything, The Cribs and more for your May Day delectation.
The 5 best new songs of the week (27 April 2015)
A surprise new track from Elbow and summery new music from the likes of Lucy Rose, Benjamin Booker and more…
The 5 Best Songs Of The Week (20 April 2015)
This week our best tracks come from Courteeners, Jamie XX, Port Isla, Findlay and Eaves. It's delightful new music for you to wrap your ears around.
The Indie Wonder Years - 1999
XFM looks at 1999, the year of Flat Eric, Showbiz, The Man Who, Moby and Gay Dad.
The most famous and controversial line-up changes in music
Things change... particularly in the high-flying world of the music biz. XFM looks at when personnel changes mark a milestone in a band's career.
Extra Track! XFM's favourite bonus songs and hidden tracks
To mark the bonus May Day Bank Holiday, XFM looks at the times when there's something extra with your vinyl...
Reel Disasters: XFM's Worst Music Movies
Films about our favourite bands can be amazing, life-changing spectacles. But sometimes they can also be total rubbish - here's a list of some of the worst movies featuring some of the best bands.