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Other musicians have been tweeting about them, critics have been writing about them, fans have been going crazy about them…This is not one of those artificially Nme-ized bubble groups. This is the real deal. I have been listening to their album non-stop and going to bed with Tessellate -by far the sexiest song of 2012- for the last 2 months. And to take a simple idea and turn it into this amazing video deserves another round of applause. I will have to wait until January to see if they have the same magic onstage. Just one thing, though…

Lead singer Joe Newman on Harry Styles from One Direction: “Harry and I have actually lots in common. We both like Alt-J, we’re both very good-looking…”