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23 Things You Really Should Know About alt-J

If Aaron Paul loves them, then so should you.

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2. With a hauntingly ethereal sound, alt-J is vaguely reminiscent of both Mumford & Sons and King of Limbs-era Radiohead.

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10. Their current name ∆, comes from the Greek letter "delta," which is used as the mathematical symbol for change. However it's pronounced "alt-J" because if you press alt + j on a Mac computer you get the symbol ∆.

11. It seems as if they picked the right name as their fans have happily embraced the ∆ as a symbol for their intense dedication.

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13. And they love Aaron Paul.

YEAH BITCH! @aaronpaul_8 #Lollapalooza

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YEAH BITCH! @aaronpaul_8 #Lollapalooza

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As is evident by her sick cover of their song, "Tessellate."

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15. Recently they appeared on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.

16. Oh, and they also wrote a song for the Silver Linings Playbook soundtrack. NBD.

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17. But celebrities aside, they are INSANELY good live.

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18. And there are few light shows quite as sweet.

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19. Here's a longer clip of their live show at 02 Academy Brixton. Watch it, you won't regret it.

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20. Like their shows, their music videos are also pretty visually stunning.

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23. Also they're currently on tour, so make sure to check out them out live. Now treat yo' self and listen to "Something Good."

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