Music Gear News
The xx not ready for second album
The xx have "no plans" to record a second album.
The British trio - who won the coveted Barclaycard Mercury Prize for their self-titled debut album last week (07.09.10) - have revealed while they intend to "start being creative again", they won't necessarily release the results.
Singer Oliver Sim explained: "I do enjoy songwriting and I think we're gonna do a second album.
"I suppose what I mean is, we're gonna write and record just for the love of it. Even of we don't do anything with it.
"There is no plan to even put out a second album. There's just a plan to start being creative again, with no big intentions."
The 'Islands' hitmakers admitted they achieved "way more" than they ever imagined with their debut, and are in no hurry to rush into recording anything else.
Bandmate Romy Madley Croft added to NME magazine: "What we've achieved with this album is way more than we could have dreamed of, so we've kind of done everything that we possibly hoped for with it. We're content with that. And we're in no massive rush to feel like we have to put out another album."Posted on 15 Sep 2010 16:30 to category : Music News
Related Music News
Research from the National Association for Music Education has recently highlighted the most fundamental aspects of an effective practice routine and how to be a better musician
MusicRadar recently spoke to iZotope to get their opinion on intelligent mixers and how they are impacting the contemporary producer.
The grandfather of virtual reality Jaron Lanier relays a time when the first explorations into virtual reality were concerned with how to create a real air guitar.
In the wake of an increasing trend for musicians having to work for free or for less than they're entitled to, the Musicians Union show their support.
Some formats of compressed MP3 have been linked with negatively effecting individuals emotional state due to their inherent tonal characteristics
Featuring a whole host of professional grade components, Antelope Audio's Zen Studio is available now at an incredibly discounted price.
Recent Music News
With various different entries, Ibanez unleash a spectacular array of signature models to their NAMM 2017 line up
With extensive research conducted into how to make a kit that truly caters to the player and their specific needs, Pearl hit a home run with these one of a kind custom kits
A revamp of one of Ludwig's most popular snares, the Ludwig Black Beauty 14x8 projects classic tone and looks as good as the original
Mackie's Big Knob Studio Interface continues the legacy of its predecessors, championing various new features and exciting tech to reiterate its triumphant return.
Line 6's first ever artist designed guitar, the Shuriken personifies the aggressive and technical playing styles of metal enthusiasts around the world.
Building on the foundations of its predecessor the Prophet 08, the REV2 features a whole array of interesting and innovative additions to its format.