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Lorde, Skrillex, Diplo, and More Try to Write a Jingle, Fight Instead

So 40 bands walk into a radio station... no, this surprisingly isn't the start of some dumb music joke. As part of a new a…
Rachel Brodsky / December 17, 2014

Alt-J Throw a Fancy Pool Party With a Dark Twist in ‘Left Hand Free’ Video

The new, alternate video for Alt-J's "Left Hand Free" seems like a suspiciously good time. A gaggle of beautiful people, likely children of the 1%,…
James Grebey / November 7, 2014

Watch Alt-J Pour Their Hearts Into Disclosure’s ‘Latch’

English indie-rock experimentalists Alt-J tried their hand at covering one of their contemporaries on Monday with a haunting cover of Disclosure's "Latch" on BBC Radio…
James Grebey / September 29, 2014

Alt-J Have the ‘Left Hand Free’ Blues on ‘Letterman’

As they gear up for the release of their second album, This Is All Yours, Alt-J stopped by Letterman to play the bluesy, label-pleasing single "Left Hand Free" with…
Dan Reilly / September 5, 2014

Alt-J Release Strange and Erotic ‘Every Other Freckle’

On the heels of Alt-J's poppiest single to date—"Left Hand Free," a product of record-label interference that actually wound up working—the British trio has just…
Brennan Carley / August 13, 2014

Alt-J Capture Quad Races and Cliff Dives in ‘Left Hand Free’ Video

Funny thing about Alt-J's "Left Hand Free," which is hardly the art-rock outfit's typical fare: They recorded the almost Black Keys-y single as a shrugged-off…
Chris Martins / August 7, 2014

Watch Alt-J’s Gory Video for ‘Hunger of the Pine’

Alt-J has unveiled a violent clip for "Hunger of the Pine." It's a simple but engaging video in which a guy sprints through a forest…
Elissa Stolman / July 16, 2014

Alt-J Head to the Garage on Bluesy ‘Left Hand Free’

British beatpop trio Alt-J are gearing up for the fall release of their sophomore LP, This Is All Yours. They've already released a Miley Cyrus-sampling…
Colin Joyce / July 7, 2014

Alt-J Return, Sample Miley Cyrus on ‘Hunger of the Pine’

English indie sweethearts Alt-J have unveiled their first effort since bassist Gwil Sainsbury left the group at the beginning of the year. "Hunger of the…
Elissa Stolman / June 18, 2014

The Actual Map of Each State’s Favorite Artists Is Kind of a Bummer

Earlier this week, music technology company The Echo Nest shared a map that showed the most "distinctive" artist for each of the United States. The…
Marc Hogan / February 27, 2014

Governors Ball 2013: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

Friday's marathon downpour threatened to bury all the Governors Ball headlines in a pit of mud and sweat, but Kanye West elevated the filthy proceedings…
SPIN Staff / June 10, 2013

Watch Alt-J Deftly Deliver ‘Breezeblocks’ on ‘Conan’

Alt-J set aside time in their Coachella-filled schedule to drop by Conan last night (April 18) and perform "Breezeblocks," the swirling second single from the…
Kyle McGovern / April 19, 2013

Coachella 2013 Friday Fieldnotes: Lindsay Lohan, Tears for Alt-J, the O.G. Yelling Goat

This year the fest's wristbands include a chip that must be scanned when you're entering or leaving certain areas of the grounds. Being a music…
SPIN Staff / April 13, 2013

DIIV Ride Awesome Wave of SXSW ’13 Buzz, Alt-J Flounder on Twitter

Now that South By Southwest has ended and the hangovers have (hopefully) faded, it's time to take stock of what actually happened in downtown Austin…
Kyle McGovern / March 19, 2013

Alt-J ‘Buffalo’ With Mountain Man on Ornately Folky Soundtrack Cut

Buffalo is a musical word, so appealing it thrives despite the American bison having little to do with the African buffalo or Asian water buffalo,…
Marc Hogan / November 13, 2012
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