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Love Fame Tragedy at Moth Club: Murph Wombats’s side-project is already a fully-formed pop act

“This is all very MFT,” Matthew ‘Murph’ Murphy jokes with his guitar tech as he rummages through a tangle of wires to throttle some onstage gremlin. “that stands for ‘my first tour’…” Consider – the last time Murph played London it was at Wembley Arena, the triumphant climax of The Wombats’ battle past the snarks and doubters to the top...

Alt-J announce ‘Relaxer’ remix album and 2018 UK and Ireland tour

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Alt-J have announced a new remixed version of their album 'Relaxer' and their intention to tour the UK and Ireland in October. The three-piece have reimagined their third studio LP, which was released in June 2017, with the help of a number of rap and hip-hop artists. The likes of Pusha-T, Rejjie Snow and Danny Brown have all contributed new...

Latitude line-up: who will perform at the festival in 2018?

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Now in its 12th year, Latitude will bring the best in music, art, theatre and comedy to Southwold from July 12-15. Check out everything we know about this year's festival below. Today's latest announcement sees the likes of IAMDDB, NAO, Alex Cameron, Husky Loops, Gabrielle Aplin, Hudson Taylor, The Orielles and many more joining the music line-up, while the Comedy...

Alt-J helped us throw an epic VO5 NME Awards 2018 Closing Party last night

Two facts you should know: excellent art-pop dudes Alt-J won Best British Band supported by Zig-Zag at the recent VO5 NME Awards 2018 and, to celebrate, played an awesome gig at our awards shows closing party last night. It all went down at London venue Omeara, which was jam-packed with delicious booze and delirious fans of Alt-J. There was a...

Alt-J tell us what they have in store for their Latitude 2018 headline slot

Alt-J have told fans to expect a 'passionate' set from them as they return to headline Latitude Festival for a second time. Watch our interview with the band above. Here are all the winners from the VO5 NME Awards 2018 The trio were in attendance at The O2 Academy in Brixton where they picked up the Best British Band award...

Watch Alt-J get pretty excited about The Spice Girls reunion at the VO5 NME Awards 2018

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Alt-J have revealed that they are "really excited" about the imminent return of The Spice Girls, telling NME at the VO5 NME Awards 2018 they "can't wait" for the group's reunion. The Oxford three-piece were in celebratory mood at last night's ceremony (February 14) after picking up the esteemed prize for Best British Band supported by Zig-Zag. The band beat...

Alt-J win Best British Band supported by Zig-Zag at the VO5 NME Awards 2018

Alt-J have won the award for Best British Band supported by Zig-Zag at the VO5 NME Awards 2018. The Infectious-signed four-piece released their third album 'Relaxer' last year, which saw them nominated for the Mercury Music Prize for the second and headline London's The O2, both for the second time. Accepting the award from Tattoo Fixers' Sketch, Paisley and Alice, they...