PICS: The xx at Observatory North Park

Ethereal indie-pop masters the xx headlined Observatory North Park on Saturday, Sept. 23.

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Bassist and vocalist Oliver Sim has been with the xx since the band's inception in 2005.
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Guitarist and vocalist Romy Madley Croft formed the band with Sim after meeting him at Elliott School.
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The xx formed in Wandsworth, London.
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The record label Young Turks initially found them on Myspace.
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They released their debut album to critical acclaim in 2009.
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It won the Mercury Prize a year later.
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Electronic percussionist and producer Jamie xx joined the band in 2006.
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For a while, the group had a second guitarist named Baria Qureshi.
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They parted ways with her in 2009 for undisclosed reasons.
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Ever since, they've been making do as a trio.
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In January, the xx released their new album, "I See You."
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It's their first LP in five years.
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They are currently touring the U.S. before heading to Mexico and then to New Zealand and Australia.
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