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...
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 5 Best Songs Of The Week (13 April 2015)
This week, there's a plethora of great new music, including Florence And The Machine, George Ezra, The Vaccines, The Academic and Sugarmen.
Back In Black: The Greatest Comeback Albums Ever
Whether bands have been away because of creative differences, punch-ups or just because they needed a break, there's nothing like a great comeback album. Here are XFM's very favourites.
In your own time: Great artists who have recorded incredibly long songs
For the London Marathon weekend, XFM looks at other excellent songs that go on… and on.. and on…