Jory Cordy Alt-J are a rare case of a band appearing on the scene fully…
- Posted on Nov 1st 2012 8:26PM by Dan Reilly
The group is also known as ∆, the Mac computer command when a user presses the Alt and J keys (yep). Their album, released in Europe back in May but only September in the U.S., has yielded four singles so far: "Matilda"/"Fitzpleasure," "Breezeblocks," "Tessellate" and "Something Good."
The other nominees for this year's prize were:
Ben Howard -- Every Kingdom
Django Django -- Django Django
Field Music -- Plumb
Jessie Ware -- Devotion
Lianne La Havas -- Is Your Love Big Enough?
Michael Kiwanuka -- Home Again
Plan B -- Ill Manors
Richard Hawley -- Standing at the Sky's Edge
Roller Trio -- Roller Trio
Sam Lee -- Ground Of Its Own
The Maccabees -- Given To The Wild