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Refreshing Sound

This is a really refreshing sound for music. There's a great mix of heavy drum beats with acoustic/indie instrumentals accompanied by a variety of vocal styles across the whole album. I came in unaware and came out a fan. A great download if you're looking for something to change up your jams.


Definitely not something spit out of the pink slime music machine. Creative vocals and stimulating music that you want to listen to.

Please, please buy this album now. You need it.


Formed: 2008 in Leeds, England

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '10s

English indie rockers Alt-J, named for the delta symbol that appears when pressing "Alt" and "J" on a Mac keyboard, first formed in 2008 under the moniker FILMS. The quartet members, all of whom met at Leeds University, spent two years rehearsing before inking a deal with Infectious Records in 2011. Their signature blend of layered, folk-inflected dub-pop and soaring alternative rock was first heard on the 2012 singles "Matilda" and "Fitzpleasure" with the group's full-length studio debut, An Awesome...
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