A tasty debut lineup.
Two of the nominees have already won it before.
We sat down for a long and laughy chat with alt-J.
We’re getting the album a week earlier.
Get these tunes in your earholes, stat.
TRY TO RELAX
Their third album ‘Relaxer’ is reportedly coming.
English lads alt-J may have just finished up their most recent Australian tour, but two dudes on the internet are proving just how easy it can be to recreate the alt-J sound at home, if you missed their tour. Two members of the Montreal-based psych-rock/grunge/jazz band Fleece have created a hilarious how-to video (below) showing
After an all-too-brief stint here over the New Year’s festival period, England’s uniquely ‘alt’ indie rockers, alt-J, kicked off their biggest Australian tour yet last night in Brisbane. In an evening that seemed to celebrate delicate and distinct male vocals, it seemed fitting that the soulful-sounding Mansionair would be given the honour of warming up
Canberra lads SAFIA have stepped into the triple j studios this morning and delivered a hypnotic and slow-moving cover of alt-J‘s recent single, Left Hand Free. The trio also managed to squeeze in a Led Zeppelin-infused performance of their original track, Counting Sheep, as part of this week’s Like A Version. SAFIA’s cover of Left
Icelandic crooner Ásgeir has been announced as the support act for Alt-J‘s forthcoming Australian tour. The singer will support the British band on all five dates of the tour which is due to kick off in Brisbane on Friday, 8th May. Ásgeir is no stranger to Australian shores having graced the stage at Splendour In
Barcelona’s Primavera Sound festival will return in May 2015, with, as usual, a ridiculously impressive and incredibly eclectic lineup of quality artists from around the globe. Here’s just a selection of the huge names who will be taking to the stage in Spain: The Black Keys, James Blake, JUNGLE, The Replacements, Sun Kil Moon, alt-J,
Rockers lead a strong Aussie showing
Wedged in amongst the Sydney metropolis, the Domain was yesterday host to the annual New Year’s Field Day Festival. The stellar line-up delivered on what was a sweaty Sydney Thursday filled with epic performances and staggeringly overpriced drinks. After emerging artists Moon Holiday, Accaddamy and Kilter kicked off at midday, Thundamentals began dropping the first
It’s end-of-year list season, and triple j have now shared what their listeners believe to be the 10 best full-length releases of the year. So who tickled their collective fancy this time around? 2014 continues to be a huge year for Melbourne producer Nick Murphy, aka Chet Faker, with triple j listeners declaring his debut
Their biggest-ever Australian tour!
It’s easy to forget that English ‘intelligent’ rock band alt-J are still relative newcomers to the world stage. It was only in 2012 they blew most everybody away with their pearler of a debut album An Awesome Wave, featuring catchy yet provocative singles Tessellate and Breezeblocks. Recognition and awards soon followed as did the dehumanising
Alt-J drummer Thom Green says the UK indie trio pay little attention to their own record reviews and speculated that it could be the reason why their albums have been savaged by influential music site Pitchfork. Speaking to Music Feeds, Green said the band haven’t relied on blogs to achieve their success. “We know that
Indie favourites alt-J clearly love Australia as much as Aussies love the band. This short promo tour ahead of summer festival appearances later this year is their fourth trip Down Under, landing almost two years to the day since their first Aussie gig. It’s also their first tour since parting ways with founding member Gwil