Ahead of their two sold-out shows in Toronto at Massey Hall, I had the pleasure of speaking with Joe Newman and Gus Unger-Hamilton from alt-J. Dive into our conversation on AMBY as we discuss funny curse lingo, the best drinks, band insults, brewery tours, and speaking Japanese.
Interview by Alicia Atout
After nearly two years since last chatting, AMBY had the pleasure of finally sitting down with one of our all-time favourite groups, alt-J. On a sunny day backstage at WayHome Festival, the band's Gus Unger-Hamilton and Thom Green took the time to speak with us before hitting the stage. Enjoy
British indie rock trio Alt-J released their sophomore album This is All Yours on September 23, following their successful debut album An Awesome Wave. Alt-J stepped out into the music scene in 2012 as a tour de force, with their stellar debut album being met with overall positive reviews and
The British, Alt-J, are like nothing else. Honestly, you’ve heard nothing like them before, unless you’ve listened to the four piece make a magical collage of classical Gregorian chant, hip hop drum beats and prehistoric melodies on stage. We sat down with Gwil before their show at the Commadore Ballroom
With the year coming to an end, many people have been naming their favourite albums of 2012. Alt-J's An Awesome Wave is definitely one of my top albums of the year. Inspired by the awesome cover, I decided to express my love for the album by drawing it.
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Taro by Alt-J
“Do not spray into eyes - I have sprayed you into my eyes."
The first time I heard this utterly spellbinding lyric that brings, what for many, was the album of 2012 to a close, I was wholly mesmerised. This beautifully isolated lyric gives you a few moments of
You may have heard people touting them as one of the biggest buzz bands of the year... and their nomination for the prestigious Mercury Award helps validate this statement! We've been faithful fans, and around our office, we simply like to think of them as one of this year's most