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The XX – Mount Kimbie/Them Jeans remixes

The XX – Mount Kimbie/Them Jeans remixes


the_xx A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence.
~ Leopold Stokowski

No other quote sums up The XX’s critically-acclaimed (and deservedly so) debut album. If you don’t have, get it right now. Sometimes, the notes you don’t play are just as important and XX is a great reminder of that.

Here’s an equally great subtle edit from Them Jeans and a genetically modified ambient version of ‘Basic Space’ by Mount Kimbie.

The XX – Shelter (Them Jeans Drum Edit)

The XX – Basic Space (Mount Kimbie remix)

The videos for ‘Crystallised’ and ‘Basic Space’ are below if you need further convincing. They are, of course playing Electric Picnic.