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Here's something I wasn't quite expecting: Every last one of the videos on this week's list has some kind of narrative to it, even if that story is just "intense guy wanders around motel and weird…   Read Story »
Alt-J already released a video for their blooz-rockin' This Is All Yours single "Left Hand Free." But now that the song is getting an official radio push, the band have shared a second video. This…   Read Story »
Alt-J's "Left Hand Free" has gotten a remix from Norwegian producer and rapper Lido, who chops up the crunchy rock of the original until it's virtually unrecognizable. He adds his own lyrics and…   Read Story »
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 »