»Ignore Grief« is an all-consuming beast. It dominates your attention, and senses… the most powerful and uncompromising album they’ve ever released.» «
The queer art-music project of Jamie Stewart and Angela Seo has been a regular at Kampnagel for years, and with its new, thirteenth studio album "Ignore Grief" continues to engage in musical psychoanalysis for tortured souls. The album presents a teeming picture of droning metal hammers, ghost-played organs, and overdriven electric guitar flashes. Xiu Xiu’s emotional state of excitement reflects the entire human emotional range, offering one of the most intense concert experiences.
Jamie Stewart’s shapeshifting post-industrial outfit turns its eye toward dark ambient with this conceptual journey into the bowels of anarchic horror.» «