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SmellyBath
07-11-2012, 10:29 AM
Besides having one of the most unique sounds I've ever heard they have been reviewed as crazy good live. We need these guys at Coachella next year desperately. One of the best albums of the years so far. Catch the whole thing over on their soundcloud, it's called An Awesome Wave and is out in Europe but doesn't get released in the states until September.

Some tunes to get started on:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVeMiVU77wo&feature=player_detailpage


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q06wFUi5OM8&feature=player_detailpage


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=skxTUPKdoAI&feature=player_detailpage

sonofhal
07-11-2012, 02:16 PM
I've only seen an acoustic set, but it wasn't impressive enough for me to even consider listening to the album. Maybe I'll check them out at Latitude at the weekend if they don't clash with anyone decent.

SmellyBath
07-11-2012, 02:57 PM
Hmm, well fair enough. Hope you get a chance to catch them and let me know if they are equally unimpressive. I'd seriously consider at least giving a song or two from the album a chance though. Enjoy your weekend at Latitude, wish I was there.

LQLouie
10-23-2012, 01:57 PM
Saw them at Amoeba a few weeks back and told them I hope they do Coachella soon! Pretty sick band.

themonstermash
11-01-2012, 04:40 PM
Pretty much a lock for Coachella after they've just won the 2012 Mercury Award for best album...

I'm really down for this!

zachyd
11-02-2012, 02:38 PM
Saw them open for Grouplove at the Fillmore a month ago. Really really awesome band, they'd be awesome for Coachella!

ocbruin84
11-02-2012, 02:53 PM
but but but pitchfork only gave them a 4.something

sonofhal
11-02-2012, 05:14 PM
They were being kind.

Nealocus
11-03-2012, 05:33 PM
It'll happen.

kneuller
11-04-2012, 12:35 PM
Fitzpleasure blows my mind, so unique. I would consider them a lock for 2013.

Drewski27
11-04-2012, 01:01 PM
Not impressed at all by any of those videos. I'll youtube a live show and see how that translates....

Drewski27
11-04-2012, 01:08 PM
Definitely not what I was expecting. Has a better feel live. I guess it just needs to grow on me.

ods..
11-04-2012, 01:43 PM
Yeah, I like the album... Don't really understand all the hate. Never seen em live tho

thagorillaz
11-07-2012, 10:08 AM
I'd love to see them live. They'd be great in an afternoon slot at the gobi or mojave

narek23
11-07-2012, 01:48 PM
I think this is one of those bands where if you discover them on your own you think they're great, but if someone pushes them on you you wont like them.

I say this because I love them but I have no idea how to introduce them to other people. And when I try, people don't "get it." kinda like Radiohead

kneuller
11-07-2012, 04:31 PM
I think this is one of those bands where if you discover them on your own you think they're great, but if someone pushes them on you you wont like them.

I say this because I love them but I have no idea how to introduce them to other people. And when I try, people don't "get it." kinda like Radiohead

I can agree with this. Tried to get a friend into them on Saturday and he was just like "ehh its not that bad?"

brycerosen
11-07-2012, 05:29 PM
id say its likely, Atlantic is pushing them pretty hard

tessalasset
12-15-2012, 10:42 PM
aHA, Chris! So you only saw a damn acoustic show. No wonder. You always skipped that little detail.


Well, stoked they'll be at Coachella. They are easily my favorite new band of the past few years and best album of the year as well. Seen them a bunch of times live over the past few months and can't WAIT to see them out on the polo field.

Boourns
12-15-2012, 10:54 PM
but but but pitchfork only gave them a 4.something

Out of 100, I hope.

sonofhal
12-16-2012, 12:19 AM
aHA, Chris! So you only saw a damn acoustic show. No wonder. You always skipped that little detail.


Well, stoked they'll be at Coachella. They are easily my favorite new band of the past few years and best album of the year as well. Seen them a bunch of times live over the past few months and can't WAIT to see them out on the polo field.

I watched a proper set at Latitude. They just do nothing for me. Last week I asked them to do my ironing, and did they? Hell no!

Twattycakes
12-16-2012, 12:26 AM
Totally down for catching their set.



As long as they don't conflict with The Smiths.

Bob_Loblaw
12-16-2012, 12:31 PM
I wonder where they'll be placed on the bill though. They were pretty low on the ACL bill but with all the buzz they're getting right now I can see em on the 3rd/4th line (not counting the header line).

kneuller
12-16-2012, 01:10 PM
I wonder where they'll be placed on the bill though. They were pretty low on the ACL bill but with all the buzz they're getting right now I can see em on the 3rd/4th line (not counting the header line).

4th line a la Neon Indian, Death Grips, Fly Lo, A$AP, or Gotye of 2012.

Off topic, but hopefully Death Grips and A$AP are back for 2013.

Bob_Loblaw
12-16-2012, 07:40 PM
4th line a la Neon Indian, Death Grips, Fly Lo, A$AP, or Gotye of 2012.

That's exactly where I pictured them to be. Outdoor or mainstage though?

TheCountofMonteDisco
12-17-2012, 01:32 PM
I think this is one of those bands where if you discover them on your own you think they're great, but if someone pushes them on you you wont like them.

I say this because I love them but I have no idea how to introduce them to other people. And when I try, people don't "get it." kinda like Radiohead

pretty much spot on. and same story here.

kneuller
12-17-2012, 04:02 PM
That's exactly where I pictured them to be. Outdoor or mainstage though?

Gobi...6:20 pm

Nealocus
12-17-2012, 04:31 PM
That's exactly where I pictured them to be. Outdoor or mainstage though?

I really doubt they'd be on either.

SmellyBath
12-18-2012, 11:17 AM
they could play an outdoor set earlier in the day over a gobi or mojave set around dusk

loopy
12-18-2012, 11:24 AM
These are lovely, but


I think this is one of those bands where if you discover them on your own you think they're great, but if someone pushes them on you you wont like them.

I say this because I love them but I have no idea how to introduce them to other people. And when I try, people don't "get it." kinda like Radiohead

^^^^ I can see how that would happen.

ghettosteez
12-18-2012, 12:20 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=npvNPORFXpc

tessalasset
12-18-2012, 03:37 PM
Oh Alt-J, you so weird.