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Wolf Alice, back through the Looking Glass – the Ellie Rowsell interview

Ellie Rowsell sounded croaky when she answered the phone. Whether it was down to an early start, testing those vocal cords at rehearsals with her band, Wolf Alice, in East London, or standard rock’n’roll lifestyle fare, I’m not certain. Either … Continue reading

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To the power of 3WW – back in touch with Alt-J’s Gus Unger-Hamilton

This week saw the release of the brand new Alt-J LP, Relaxer, coming on the tail of this inventive trio’s Mercury Prize and Ivor Novello Award-winning 2012 debut An Awesome Wave and 2014’s No.1, Grammy and Brit Award-nominated This Is … Continue reading

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Building on the past, towards a brave new year

It’s that time of year when we’re full of high hopes for the future and plans we can’t usually keep. But 2014 was a great year for all of us at writewyattuk (ok, so that’s just me), and 2015 promises … Continue reading

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alt-J – This Is All Yours – a writewyattuk album review

From the spiralling choral introduction that sees us on our way, we’re clearly back in alt-J country on This is All Yours. But that’s not to say this is An Awesome Wave pt. II. The celebrated quartet – who won … Continue reading

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Hunger for the big time – the alt-J interview

There’s a real buzz about alt-J at present, with a band that met barely seven years ago set to release their second album, after major success with their debut. But keyboard player/vocalist Gus Unger-Hamilton seems fairly level-headed about the experience. Despite … Continue reading

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