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Alt-J released their anticipated second album, This Is All Yours, to an army of eager fans last month. Since then, the Leeds-based psych-rock band began a North American tour that included a stop at…   Read Story »
The idea behind Clean Bandit, the British quartet whose dance hit "Rather Be" cracked the American top 10 this week, is to combine classical works by composers like Shostakovich and Beethoven with…   Read Story »
Alt-J just released their sophomore album, This Is All Yours (which we reviewed here), and stopped by BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge to talk and play some songs. They covered fellow UK darlings…   Read Story »
With An Awesome Wave, their Mercury Prize-winning 2012 debut album, Alt-J went from 0 to 100 real quick, transforming from anonymous schlubs into world-famous rock stars. They did so by forging a…   Read Story »
God bless the unexpected remix. In the buildup to their new album This Is All Yours, Alt-J have already employed the talents of the L.A. noise-rap trio clipping. to rework their first single "Hunger…   Read Story »
The Mercury Music Prize, awarded annually to Britain's best album, announced its 2014 nominees today. If anybody understands the gravity of that honor, it's Alt-J, the Leeds art-rockers who won the…   Read Story »
When British trio Alt-J played "Left Hand Free," the blooz-rocking half-joke from their new album This Is All Yours on Letterman last week, they looked bored and listless. But doing the layered,…   Read Story »
The British trio Alt-J are a massively successful band with a much-anticipated album about to come out, but for many of us, even those of us in the music press (ahem), it's been entirely possible to…   Read Story »
Alt-J played their first new show in almost ten months a few nights ago at New York's Le Poisson Rouge for an NPR Music showcase. With their sophomore album, This Is All Yours, on the horizon, they…   Read Story »
British trio Alt-J are only a few weeks away from releasing This Is All Yours, their much-anticipated sophomore album. Their videos for early singles "Hunger Of The Pine" and "Left Hand Free" were…   Read Story »