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Xiu Xiu

Xiu Xiu
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Powered by Audioscrobbler™Xiu Xiu (pronounced "shoo shoo") in an American experimental group, formed in 2002 in San Jose, California by original members Lauren Andrews, Yvonne Chen, Cory McCulloch, and Jamie Stewart. The current line-up includes Thor Harris, Angela Seo, Christopher Pravdica, and Jamie Stewart. They are based in Los Angeles and New York.

Over the life of the band, their music has taken influence from noise, modern classical, dance, post-punk, minimalism, Asian percussion music, and American folk music. Frequently noted as well are the films of Todd Solondz, Shohei Imamura, David Lynch, and Seijun Suzuki and the books of Elfriede Jelinek, V.S, Naipaul, Yukio Mishima, and Ingeborg Bachmann.

The music of Xiu Xiu has been noted for its bleakness, lyrics commonly including references to depression, suicide, militarized violence, abuse, sexual disaffection, and body dysphoria. The management of the band's public image has taken a similar tone, including the insertion of a poster into an LP sleeve of photographs of band-related cuts, brands, and tattoos sent by listeners. They have been critically divisive.

To date, they have released well over 50 titles including albums, 7inches, books, film works and dance pieces. They have collaborated with a number of artistic and musical luminaries such as Carla Bozulich, Michael Gira, Merzbow, Dahn Vo, Monika Gryzmala, Grouper, Larsen, These Arches, Deerhoof, John Congleton, Dirty Beaches, Oxbow, and Shearwater.

The name Xiu Xiu is taken from the film "Xiu Xiu: The Sent Down Girl." They currently release albums on Bella Union and Polyvinyl Records.
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