Following their global stardom, the three members of The xx started venturing into exciting solo activities in the early 2020s. Romy Madley-Croft's journey is a truly personal story of biographic emancipation told in musical form – including massive trance pads, pumping beats and the familiar sensitive songwriting. In the new edition of “Electronic Empathy” Norman Fleischer discusses these themes with the artist.
How to party after a year like this? Especially when you are not really allowed to do it in a collective way? Well, maybe now letting off some steam is more important than ever. Just in time for socially distanced New Year's Eve parties all around the world we updated our beloved and diverse party playlist as a mood-lifter for the difficult times we live in. So, move your furnitures aside and give this one a spin.
What a freakin' year this has been! This sentence might be more true than at any moment in the past years. The Corona pandemic had a massive impact on pretty much all of our lives, the music industry and quite possibly also the rest of society. In the absence of live music events the songs and records that were released remained an anchor and provided much needed comfort in a difficult time. These are our fifty favourite tracks from this rollercoaster ride called 2020.