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REVIEW: Alt-J's 'Every Other Freckle' Offers Plenty Of Surprises [LISTEN]

Genres 16:09PM EDT

English indie rock band alt-J has shared a new song, titled "Every Other Freckle," which you can listen to below. The song is the third to be shared from the band's upcoming album This Is All Yours, following "Hunger of the Pine" and "Left Hand Free." This Is All Yours is slated for release on Sept. 22.READ MORE

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11 Musical Guests We'd Like on 'Saturday Night Live' Season 40: Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Foo Fighters and More

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Between established artists bursting at the seams to promote their fall releases on SNL to the buzz bands about to break in the U.S., there's a big field of potential musical guests (and hosts). But here are 11 acts we'd love to see on Saturday Night Live season 40...READ MORE

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Alt-J Members Score Short Film 'Wander With Me' [WATCH]

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Alt-J members Joe Newman and Gus Unger-Hamilton have written and recorded the score for the new short film Wander With Me, NME reports.READ MORE

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Sam Smith, Interpol, Chvrches, Iggy Azalea And More Talk Best Music Of 2014 So Far [WATCH]

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Who doesn't love hearing what their favorite artists are listening to? Throughout the first half of 2014, Billboard asked a handful of artists who they've been listening to this year. Here's what they had to say:READ MORE

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Alt-J Release New Single 'Left Hand Free' Off Upcoming Sophomore Album [LISTEN]

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Alt-J shared the first taste of its upcoming sophomore album, This Is All Yours, with the Miley Cyrus-sampling "Hunger Of The Pine." Now they've released another song, the album's first official single, titled "Left Hand Free."READ MORE

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Life Is Beautiful Music Festival 2014 Lineup Features Outkast, Foo Fighters, Kanye West and Arctic Monkeys [VIDEO]

Genres 13:46PM EDT

Life is beautiful and so is live music. Today (June 23), Las Vegas' Life Is Beautiful Music Festival announced its 2014 lineup, calling in some of the biggest names on the live festival circuit for its sophomore year.READ MORE

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Alt-J Samples Miley Cyrus On New Single 'Hunger of the Pine' [LISTEN]

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As previously reported, Alt-J is set to release its follow-up to 2012's excellent debut An Awesome Wave, on September 22 via Warner Music. Now the U.K. trio has revealed the first of 13 tracks, "Hunger of the Pine," featuring Miley Cyrus.READ MORE

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Alt-J Reveals Tracklist, Tour Dates, Album Art For New Album 'This Is All Yours'

Trending News 16:02PM EDT

It has been almost two years since Alt-J released the excellent Mercury Prize-winning An Awesome Wave, and now the UK band has announced its follow-up. Titled This Is All Yours, the 13-track album is due out September 22 via Warner Music.READ MORE

Jay Z, Macklemore and Drake dominate actual map of each state's favorite performer

Genres 10:51AM EDT

Last week a Buzzfeed map caused mass-music confusion for readers who failed to understand what it was showing them. Many assumed they were seeing a chart revealing every state's favorite band, when in fact the map was showing them what performer was listened to in larger amounts in that state versus in other states. The difference between the two options is important. A new map has now emerged that actually reveals every state's "favorite" performer based on the listening habits of 250,000 individuals (which admittedly is not a very large sample). READ MORE

Alt-J announces departure of founding bassist Gwil Sainsbury on Twitter

Genres 16:14PM EDT

UK electro rockers Alt-J have announced the departure of founding bassist Gwil Sainsbury. In a Twitter post yesterday (January 11), the band wrote that he was leaving Alt-J effective immediately. The departure appears to be amicable with the band saying the removal was "purely a personal decision" and "as our best friend, we support him completely."READ MORE

Alt-J performs 'Fitzpleasure' on Late Show with David Letterman [WATCH]

Genres 11:13AM EDT

Alt-J (∆) stopped by Late Show with David Letterman last night in support of last year's debut album, An Awesome Wave. They performed a shaky, unenthusiastic version of "Fitzpleasure," but even when they aren't at their highest intensity, they can still make an intricate song like "Fitzpleasure" work live. According the band's Facebook page, it was the "final song we'll ever play in 2013."READ MORE

Late Night Rundown: Musical guests of late night television for December 16 through December 20

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Can't get enough of your favorite bands on late night television? Check and see who is performing this week, and don't forget to come back and see what we have to say the next day! The week of December 16 through December 20...READ MORE

Local Natives, Kendrick Lamar and Alt-J top 'hardest working bands' list

Genres 16:10PM EDT

For the third year in a row, music site Songkick has compiled a list of the "19 hardest working bands" in show business. The list takes two factors into consideration: the performers' total number of shows played, combined with the total distance travelled to play those shows. This year's winner was Local Natives: The rock band played a total of 188 shows (more than any other act on the list), while traveling around 192,486 km. READ MORE

Stream concerts from Not So Silent Night and Almost Acoustic Christmas featuring Lorde, Arcade Fire and more

Genres 10:42AM EDT

Tonight, two radio stations are hosting star-studded concerts to celebrate the holidays. San Francisco Bay Area alt-rock station Live 105 returns for night two of its Not So Silent Night gala and Los Angeles' KROQ launches night one of its Almost Acoustic Christmas.READ MORE

Alt-J (∆) to release new EP 'Summer' featuring remixes by Jim James, Dave Sitek, Odd Future’s the Internet, Mumford & Sons’ Ben Lovett, Hanz and Ben De Vries

Genres 12:56PM EDT

Alt-J announced on Facebook today that they will be releasing a new EP on November 25 called Summer.READ MORE

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