The xx post update on third album, premiere new material

After a number of rumours and speculations about the next xx record, the band have now posted an official update on their progress, which you can read below.

-

"Hello,

It’s been a while, we hope everything is wonderful with you.

This year has been a creative one for us so far, we have been hard at work writing and recording new music in a few different places around the world.

In the spring we spent a few weeks in the incredible and unique town of Marfa in Texas. Then, in Summer we spent some time just outside of Reykavik in Iceland. This Autumn we have been back in London, writing and having some time at home but this week we are heading out to Los Angeles to continue the writing and recording process.

Although all very different, each of these places have been inspirational environments to create music in, and each will have an influence on the new album. The whole process is a big adventure and we can’t wait for a time when we’ll be able to share the music with you.

Lots of love until then.

xx The XX”

Although it is not much to go on, The xx did recently premiere some new material at a show in New York earlier this week. Check out the Vine below for a snapshot of the new work.

More News

Clean Bandit announce new single 'Come Over'

Following the release of their Top 3 debut album New Eyes and recent Top 5 single ‘Extraordinary’, Clean Bandit are pleased to announce details of... 9 years 12 months ago

LCD Soundsystem side-project Museum Of Love announce debut album

Former LCD Soundsystem drummer Pat Mahoney will return later this year with his latest musical project with long-time collaborator Dennis McNany as... 9 years 12 months ago

Rustie announces new album 'Green Language', shares first single

Glasgow's experimental whizzkid Rustie will return later this year with the follow-up to his stunning 2011 debut 'Glass Swords'. The new album '... 9 years 12 months ago

Julan Casablancas + The Voidz announce debut album

In what was originally thought to be the next solo record from Julian Casablancas, the Strokes frontman has now unveiled his latest musical project... 9 years 12 months ago

Royal Blood announce debut album details

In what is likely to become one of the most anticipated debut albums of the year, Brighton two-piece Royal Blood have now announced the details... 10 years 2 hours ago

Prince has two albums ready for release

Earlier this year, Prince announced that a new album with his band 3rdEyeGirl would be released in the near future, but in a recent interview with... 10 years 5 hours ago

Jamie xx drops new single 'All Under One Roof Raving'

After we already had a taste of what to expect from the new Jamie xx record with his latest double-A single 'Girl' / 'Sleep Sound' earlier this year... 10 years 8 hours ago

Brian Johnson announces it's "very likely" AC/DC will be touring this year

In very good news coming from the AC/DC camp, vocalist Brian Johnson has announced that it is "very likely" that the band will be touring again soon... 10 years 3 days ago

Channel 4 announce new docu-series 'Superstar DJs'

Channel 4 have announced that a new documentary series that follows the lives of some of the world's biggest DJs is set to air next week. The... 10 years 3 days ago