The xx are a group of 20 year olds from London. Their sound bridges modern R&B with minimalist electronica and hushed vocals. Rumor has it they recorded their astronomical debut, conveniently titled “xx”, in a storage room at the back of their record label. The band met at Elliott School, whose alumni boasts such influentials as Hot Chip, Four Tet, & Burial. With a back story like that it’s no surprised they’re poised to be the next big thing. The record is out now in the UK and drop October 20th in North America.