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Review: Alt-J, ‘This Is All Yours’


Alt-J are perhaps the unlikeliest of rock saviors.

Named for an unpronounceable Mac symbol (∆ — which is what you get when you type alt + j) and intentionally faceless for the first few years of their existence, the British trio began creating their Mercury Prize-winning 2012 debut, ‘An Awesome Wave,’ while studiously matriculating at Leeds University.  In fact, the distinct muted drum sound on that album is due in large part to the fact that the band (originally a four-piece) were restrained by the strict sound restrictions of their rehearsal space — drummer Thom Green’s dorm room.

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