The xx have released a free EP on iTunes, titled The xxmas.
Created for iTunes’ 12 Days of Christmas giveaway, the EP opens with an extended edit of ‘Sunset’, from the group’s most recent album Coexist, by xx producer/drummer Jamie xx. Things slow down with a live video of album opener ‘Angels’ from Tokyo, before the EP closes on the video for ‘Chained’. xxmas is available free for the next 72 hours at the following link.
All material from FACT’s 2012 Advent Calendar is still available to download, including exclusive tracks from Vessel, Julia Holter, DJ Q and Supreme Cuts. You can check those out here.