Archive for the XL Recordings Category
To mark the tenth anniversary of the release of I’m New Here, the thirteenth – and last – studio album from the legendary US musician, poet and author Gil Scott-Heron, XL Recordings will release a unique reinterpretation of the album by acclaimed US jazz musician Makaya McCraven. Titled We’re New […]
In February 2010, the late, legendary musician, poet and author Gil Scott-Heron released his thirteenth, and last, studio album. First con-ceptualised in 2005, and ultimately produced by XL Recordings head Richard Russell during New York recording sessions that commenced in January 2008, I’m New Here was Scott-Heron’s first album in […]
Bridging experimental pop songwriting and electronic dance music dimensions, Yorke and his trusty studio partner Nigel Godrich yet again sneak classy contemporary rhythms and ideas into the diet of traditional songwriting. The nine songs of ‘Anima’ also find Yorke porous to a modern Afro-Latinate phase shift, embracing slinky permutations of […]
Suspiria is an upcoming supernatural horror film directed by Luca Guadagnino and written by David Kajganich. It is a reboot of the 1977 film of the same name by Dario Argento. The film marks Yorke’s first feature film score. In an interview last summer, Yorke elaborated on how Vangelis’ iconic […]
The album is titled For Ever and is released via XL Recordings. If Jungle’s first album was their imaginary soundtrack to the places they had never been, For Ever is inspired by real life experiences of the places they’d dreamed of for so long. Swapping Shepherds Bush for the Hollywood […]
Bodysong. is Jonny Greenwood’s first original score for a film, and makes up the soundtrack to a BAFTA winning documentary film of the same name, directed by Simon Pummell. “Bodysong boasts an abundance of forward-looking ideas and possibilities, a conversation between melody and cacophony that can provoke with finesse. Not […]
Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes is the second solo album by Thom Yorke of the English alternative rock band Radiohead, released on 26 September 2014. It was produced by Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich, with artwork by Radiohead artist Stanley Donwood. Now a vinyl reissue out on XL Recordings 2017.
Wiki’s debut solo album is a love letter to New York and features beats and rhymes from Ghostface Killah, Kaytranada, Lakutis, Your Old Droog and many others.
This is the self-titled of Arca and his third studio album. Unlike his other projects, here the producer uses his own vocals in almost all of the songs. The artist maintains the glitch pop of previous works, but this one has its own identity. “Arca” has an intense sound, even […]