Xiu Xiu @ Bowery Ballroom in 2012 (more by Joe McCabe)
Xiu Xiu just released today NINA, an album of Nina Simone covers, via Graveface Records. You can stream the whole thing below. Jamie Stewart has a more proper Xiu Xiu album coming out in February on Polyvinyl, titled Angel Guts: Red Classroom, and you can stream the first single, "Stupid In The Dark," below.
Shortly thereafter, Xiu Xiu will be heading on a tour that includes an NYC on March 13 at Knitting Factory. Tickets to that show go on sale Friday (12/6) at 10 AM.
Speaking of Xiu Xiu and cover songs, Shearwater recently released a cover of Xiu Xiu's, "I Luv The Valley Oh!" which if you haven't heard yet, you can stream below. Their tour hits NYC at The Bell House on March 22. Tickets to that show are still available.
All Xiu Xiu tour dates are listed, along with song/album streams and music videos, below...
Xiu Xiu -- Nina
Xiu Xiu -- "Stupid In The Dark"
Xiu Xiu -- "You'd Be Nice"
Shearwater -- "I Luv The Valley OH!"
Xiu Xiu 2014 Tour Dates
Feb 19 Soho Restaurant and Music Club Santa Barbara, CA
Feb 20 Fulton 55 Fresno, CA
Feb 25 Doug Fir Lounge Portland, OR
Feb 26 The Media Club Vancouver, Canada
Mar 08 Magic Stick Lounge Detroit, MI
Mar 09 The Garrison Toronto, Canada
Mar 13 Knitting Factory Brooklyn, NY
Mar 14 Rock & Roll Hotel Washington, DC
Mar 15 The Boot & Saddle Philadelphia, PA
Mar 24 The Rhythm Room Phoenix, AZ
Mar 26 The Echo Los Angeles, CA