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(Sandy) Alex G live in Brighton: endlessly creative Philadelphia oddball cements status as a cult star

Lo-fi hero is a master of eclecticism, with songs ranging from alt-country to dissonant noise-rap

Listen to (Sandy) Alex G’s cover of Shania Twain’s ‘You’re Still The One’

(Sandy) Alex G / Shania Twain
(Sandy) Alex G has covered Shania Twain's 1998 hit 'You’re Still The One' during a guest appearance on US radio — you can listen to his live performance of the track below. Alex G recently recorded a guest appearance on SiriusXMU where he discussed his new album 'House of Sugar'. The record is his first LP since 2017's critically acclaimed 'Rocket'. During his appearance on...

Viral photo claimed to be of Beto O’Rourke wetting himself is actually (Sandy) Alex G

(Sandy) Alex G Beto O'Rourke
A viral photo claimed to be of Beto O’Rourke wetting himself in college is actually of (Sandy) Alex G. Read more: The Democrats who could be facing Trump in 2020 - everything you need to know The image, which features the musician with a huge wet patch on his jeans, is being circulated in conservative circles in the States. Posters are...

(Sandy) Alex G – ‘House Of Sugar’ review

Perhaps the most fascinating thing about (Sandy) Alex G is how he manages to release an album of consistently original, absorbing material every couple of years. Since his first self-released record in 2010 (‘Race’), the 26-year-old Philadelphia artist has gone on to release a further eight albums. His latest – the wildly creative and simultaneously cohesive ‘House of Sugar’...

Listen to (Sandy) Alex G’s string-laden, shuffling new song ‘Southern Sky’

Alex G
(Sandy) Alex G has shared ‘Southern Sky’, another new track from his upcoming new album. The Philadelphian musician is set to release his eighth studio album ‘House Of Sugar’ on September 13 via Domino. ‘Southern Sky’ is laced with violin melodies and features vocals from fellow Pennsylvanian musician Emily Yacina. It comes accompanied by a black-and-white animated video, created...

Primavera Sound 2018, Day 1 – the NME report

“Do you like my shirt?” asks (Sandy) Alex G as he steps on-stage to open Primavera’s first day proper. “I really like my shirt.” In fairness, it’s a bloody nice shirt. As the late afternoon sun beats down on Parc Del Forum, Sandy’s warming indie-rock is the perfect, gentle start to what promises to be a heavy weekend. The...

Laneway Festival 2018 – the story of the Australian festival’s Melbourne stop

Laneway Festival
While the UK might be battling off a harsh, freezing winter, over in Australia right now it’s all blue skies and sunny days. Aussie festival season is in full swing, and Laneway is its pinnacle. Spread across numerous cities in Australia, as well as pit-stops in Singapore and New Zealand, the myriad of down-under destinations are treated to a...