xl recordings

Interviews

Jungle Beat the Blues By Getting High, Heartbroken and Surreal

The British band talk break-ups and second-album jitters before the release of their new record, ‘For Ever,’ tomorrow.
Ryan Bassil
9.15.18
all the good shit

Baba Stiltz Will Fuck You All The Way Up With His Sad, Warm Vibe

In an alternate universe DJ Koze and Julian Casablancas had a baby and brought him back here: to this reality, to flood your synapses.
Ryan Bassil
5.17.18
Holy Shit

¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Kurupt FM Has Signed to XL Recordings ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

The self-proclaimed indie titan signs the self-proclaimed best MCs in the galaxy.
Noisey Staff
9.19.17
New music

Wrap Yourself Up in This Track from Sampha and XL Boss Richard Russell

"Close But Not Close Enough" is warm, rosy cut from Russell's upcoming Everything is Recorded project.
Noisey UK Staff
5.11.17
Remembering Things

Don’t @ Me: ‘Maths + English’ Is The Best Grime and Pop Crossover Album

Okay, so everything Dizzee Rascal did after isn’t great. But his third album is overlooked as a near-perfect bridge between two worlds.
Duncan Harrison
3.15.17
thump news

Watch Kaytranada Make an Adorable Robot Friend in “Lite Spots” Video

The Canadian producer teaches a cyborg buddy how to dance in this adorable clip.
Benjamin Boles
5.11.16
thump news

Radiohead's New Album, 'A Moon Shaped Pool,' Is Out Now

The band's ninth album is now available on multiple platforms.
Michael Scott Barron
5.9.16
thump news

Kaytranada Shares '99.9%' Tracklist on Instagram Featuring Craig David, AlunaGeorge, Little Dragon, and More

The Montreal producer's debut album also includes Anderson .Paak, BADBADNOTGOOD, and Vic Mensa.
Max Mertens
3.17.16
Interviews

Le1f: "I Don't Think I'm Any Angrier Than I was Before"

The New York CIty 'Riot Boi' discusses discrimination, the "angry black man trope," and utilizing sexuality in rap.
Mathias Rosenzweig
12.29.15
thump news

James Ferraro Releases Album Skid Row, Slips In Video For Single "Thrash and Escalate"

"Thrash and Escalate" is a single from Ferraro's newest album — Skid Row.
Alexander Iadarola
11.15.15
thump news

​XL Recordings Announces the Revival Of Its Dance Compilation Series

The independent label's first edition to its Chapter Series in twenty years.
Michael Scott Barron
11.9.15
Holy Shit

Groove to Kaytranada's New Song "195" While We Wait for His Album

A track on the new XL Recordings compilation, but where's the LP?
Phil Witmer
11.7.15
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