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Alt-J

Photo Credit:  Courtesy of Jory Cordy As the favorite to win the Mercury Music Prize in November and a Top 20 phenomenon in the UK, Alt-J is perhaps the most successful British Band of 2012. Alt-J has made its splash with their debut album An Awesome Wave
, a vibrant marriage of upbeat indie rock and brooding synth rhythms that hit record shelves last month. In this World Cafe session, hear Alt-J perform several tracks from An Awesome Wave and chat about how they met at Leeds University, the story behind their band name, and how they got started in the industry.

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Recent Release: An Awesome Wave
Release Date: September 18, 2012
Label: 101 Distribution
Hometown: Leeds, UK

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