Tag Archives: alt-J

Monday Music News

Fresh off a hip-shaking set at Capitol Hill Block Party this past weekend, Father John Misty has announced another leg of tour dates behind this year’s Fear Fun. After spending the rest of July and August making further festival appearances, he’ll embark on his own headlining tour in September, including stops at Portland’s Wonder BallroomRead more...

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What’s Your Summer Jam? KEXP DJs and Staff Share Theirs

Seattle can now claim a hold on summer as we reach post-80 degree weather this week! (Sorry, rest of the country, but we’ve earned this!) No matter where you are, though, or whether you’re sitting out on the beach, picnicking in a park, heading out on a long roadtrip or just chilling at home, you’reRead more...

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Friday Music News

British indie-rockers Alt-J released the video for the song “Tessellate” off their 2012 debut full-length album An Awesome Wave. Named after the Mac command to type the delta symbol (∆), the mysterious Alt-J have been compared to Radiohead, The Antlers, and early Patrick Wolf. On “Tesselate,” their intricate and complex songwriting, as well as theirRead more...

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Song of the Day: Alt-J - Fitzpleasure

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s selection, featured on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Fitzpleasure” by Alt-J from theRead more...

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DJ Shannon’s Latest Great Escape to England

review and photos by DJ Shannon My latest musical adventure took me to England. It had been a few years since I was there, so I had a lot to catch up on. New buildings for the 2012 Summer Olympics. Friends. The theatre. Museum exhibits. I spent a Sunday attending Camden Crawl, a 3-day musicRead more...

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Album Review: Alt-J - ∆n ∆wesome W∆ve

Look around the Internet for a bit and all you are probably going to dig up on Alt-J is “Hey check it out! This band’s name is the keyboard shortcut for ∆”. Enthralling as this may be, there is much more to this band than their post-Internet band name. Alt-J garnered a bit of attentionRead more...

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