Alt-J might look unassuming, but they sure know how to put on a show, as anyone who was in front of Reading’s Main Stage tonight can attest.
Alt-J brought their dazzling lightshow to the Reading Main Stage this evening, as they treated punters to songs from second album ‘This Is All Yours’ and debut ‘An Awesome Wave’.
The quartet were cloaked in smoke as they played for 60 minutes, kicking off their set with the Miley Cyrus-sampling ‘Hunger Of The Pine’.
Drummer Thom Green raises a gloved hand during the band’s storming set.
The band said very little throughout their set other than when keyboardist Gus Unger-Hamilton admitted he was humbled by the size of the crowd.
“It’s amazing to be back at Reading. Wow,” Unger-Hamilton said, as his band played a host of singles like ‘Tessellate’ and ‘Nara’.
The group, who won the Mercury Music Prize in 2012 with their debut album, closed their set with ‘Matilda’ and ‘Breezeblocks’.
“Well Reading that went really really fast, we’ve had so much fun,” said Unger-Hamilton before they left the stage. “We’ll see you again.”