Over the past decade, Xiu Xiu has released some pretty bleak tunes. The musical project of San Jose singer/guitarist Jamie Stewart and various collaborators has put out guaranteed party-stoppers like "Support Our Troops OH!"("Did you know you were going to shoot off the top of a 4-year-old girl's head?") and "You Are Pregnant You, You Are Dead" ("You turn into tears and ashes inside my lungs"). All that suggests the "experimental" art-rock band is experimenting with making its listeners contemplate the... More >>>