Jamie xx: The archaeologist of U.K. rave culture

Jan 3, 2016

Jamie xx: The archaeologist of U.K. rave culture

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Sitting in his favorite East London cafe, Jamie Smith is nervous. Tonight, he will headline his biggest ever show as Jamie xx at Brixton Academy. “I’m enjoying playing live on my own,” he says, “but it’s stressful. People are there to watch to me ...

A year of tough choices at Fuji

| Jul 31, 2013

A year of tough choices at Fuji

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Wandering around on the opening day of this year’s Fuji Rock, I got the impression that numbers were down on previous years. Of course, anyone who has ever been stuck in the event’s seemingly never-ending lines for the portable toilets — or who’s been ...

Jamie xx

| Jul 31, 2013

Jamie xx

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This is your third time at Fuji Rock, you must like it? Jamie Smith: I do like it. It’s really nice out in the actual festival; backstage … not so nice! It’s a really good vibe out there, which is what really matters. You ...