Thursday, January 18th, 2018
Alt-JIs a British alternative folk band from Leeds. Their biggest success so far is winning the English Mercury Music Prize 2012. The band name is due to the keyboard shortcuts, which are used to show the character `Δ` on English Mac keyboards, which has a deeper meaning for the band. The delta character is used in mathematical equations as a symbol for change. When the band gave this name, it was at a turning point in life that had brought about a lot of change, said Gwil Sainsbury.Music style and receptionThe band plays Alternative Pop, which is based on folk verses, synthesizer sounds, hip-hop syncopations and tight vocals. The British daily The Guardian, in the old-J on May 24, 2012 became `Band of the Day`, the music as a modern Fairport Convention.The 2014 released album `This Is All Yours` reached its first peak rating of 10/10 at E-Zine plattentests.de since 2006.