Leeds, England

alt-J is an indie rock band hailing from Leeds, England. Drawing comparisons to the likes of Radiohead, their sound uses a distinctive blend of folktronica, art rock, and indie pop. Fun fact: their name is derived from the keyboard shortcut for the Greek letter delta (∆), a symbol for change in scientific equations.

alt-J is an English indie rock band that has garnered critical acclaim and a devoted fanbase with their distinct sound and genre-defying approach. Formed in 2007, the band's members—Joe Newman, Thom Sonny Green, Gus Unger-Hamilton, and Cameron Knight—craft a unique blend of folktronica, art rock, and experimental pop. Their music is characterized by intricate harmonies, unconventional song structures, and poetic lyrics that evoke a sense of introspection and surrealism. With albums like "An Awesome Wave" and "RELAXER," alt-J has earned accolades, including the Mercury Prize. Their evolution continues to intrigue and inspire listeners, solidifying their status as an innovative force in contemporary music.
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