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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 »
Some of this week's 5 Best Songs are weird. Like, really weird. Some of them are pretty normal -- which isn't a knock, because it's not easy to make something that sounds masterfully effortless and…   Read Story »
We've already heard two tracks from Alt-J's upcoming LP, This Is All Yours -- the Miley Cyrus-sampling "Hunger Of The Pine" and the Black Keysian "Left Hand Free" -- and now they've shared a third,…   Read Story »
This week, I was something like the 75 millionth person to watch Kiesza's "Hideaway" video, and holy hell, that thing is great. I don't know what kept me from clicking play on it for this long.…   Read Story »