We here at EV2BK can’t stop listening to the new release from Alt-J, This is All Yours. As a follow up to their 2012 debut, An Awesome Wave, this new album is remarkable. It’s at times haunting and strange and at others progressive and though-provoking. Regardless of the lackluster Pitchfork review yesterday, their ascent continues. They are playing sold out shows across Europe this month and, unfortunately for those who didn’t get tickets early, their show here in NYC at the Beacon is already sold out too!
Although drummer Thom Green quipped about “Left Hand Free” in a Guardian interview saying “I tried to make the drums as clichéd as possible,” the track is extremely catchy so I’m sure they will be laughing about that cliche all the way to the bank.
Alt-J – Left Hand Free:
Alt-J – Every Other Freckle: