Posts tagged "alt-j"

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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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 ha…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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.
By: 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 proceeding…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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 Austi…
By: 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,…
By: Marc Hogan / November 13, 2012

SXSW 2013: Alt-J, the Zombies, Thurston Moore, WHY? Fill Out Initial Lineup

The folks behind annual Austin music bacchanal South By Southwest have announced the first round of bands set to play the 2013 event,…
By: Chris Martins / November 8, 2012

Alt-J Contort Bodies, Reality in ‘Fitzpleasure’ Video

Stateside audiences are only now getting familiar with the art-addled, propulsive pop majesty of English band Alt-J, but, really, that's a gift. Their September…
By: Chris Martins / November 5, 2012

Alt-J Win 2012 Mercury Prize

Alt-J were awarded Britain's prestigious Barclaycard Mercury Prize Thursday (November 1) for their debut album, An Awesome Wave."We didn't expect to win because the…
By: Kyle McGovern / November 1, 2012

See Alt-J Crush ‘Breezeblocks’ on ‘Jools Holland’

Rising electronic folk 'n' b concern Alt-J stopped by BBC Two's Later... with Jools Holland yesterday to, in the parlance of…
By: Chris Martins / October 24, 2012