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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 17TH MAY 2013

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, 211 Stockwell Road, Brixton, London SW9 9SL
 
 
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Alt-J With their infectious genre hopping tunes, Alt-J fast became one of the most successful British bands of 2012. Their debut album 'An Awesome Wave' - a result of five years' work recorded while at university - won the Mercury music prize, they've played sold-out shows in the US and have charted in numerous European countries with their wonderfully complex singles 'Tessellate' and 'Matilda'. The Cambridge-based band have rebranded guitar music, offering a hybrid of electro-rock and indie-pop, as well as being influenced by hip hop and trip hop. Success seems to be snowballing for Alt-J, and 2013 is set to be another promising year.

 

About Brixton Academy

This former cinema with its art deco interior, proscenium arch and 140ft dome is London's most celebrated venue for live music, winning Best Live Venue at the NME awards for 7 years in a row. The famous sloping floor means there are great views wherever you're standing, though keeping your feet can be a problem at the more raucous rock gigs. More about Brixton Academy

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4 minutes walk
 
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11 minutes walk
 
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Wandsworth Road Railway Station
 
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    London > Education > Evening Classes
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    London > Nightlife > Pubs
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
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    Brixton Academy events

     
    Jon HopkinsJon HopkinsThe London-based musician and producer performs his own electronica, dance and film material.2015-04-24T19:00:00+01002015-04-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Brixton Academy, 211  Stockwell Road      SW9 9SL
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    Flying LotusFlying LotusThe Los Angeles-based producer, Steven Ellison, performs his instrumental hip-hop.2015-05-01T19:00:00+01002015-05-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Brixton Academy, 211  Stockwell Road      SW9 9SL
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    Magna Carta PresentsMagna Carta Presents2015-05-03T21:00:00+01002015-05-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Brixton Academy, 211  Stockwell Road      SW9 9SL
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    Twin AtlanticTwin AtlanticThe Glasgow-based four-piece band plays its self-penned and hard-edged alternative rock.2015-05-07T19:00:00+01002015-05-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Brixton Academy, 211  Stockwell Road      SW9 9SL
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    Super Furry AnimalsSuper Furry AnimalsPsychedelic rock and alt-pop band from Wales in support of a re-release of the Mwng album.2015-05-08T19:00:00+01002015-05-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Brixton Academy, 211  Stockwell Road      SW9 9SL
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    Brandon FlowersBrandon FlowersThe Killers frontman performs indie in support of his second solo album, The Desired Effect.2015-05-21T19:00:00+01002015-05-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Brixton Academy, 211  Stockwell Road      SW9 9SL
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    Brandon Flowers
    I OctaneI OctaneThe singer from Jamaica, Byiome Muir, performs his reggae and dancehall songs. With support from Ms Dynamite, Macka Diamond, Stone Love, Mighty Crown.2015-05-24T22:30:00+01002015-05-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Brixton Academy, 211  Stockwell Road      SW9 9SL
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    I Octane
    JungleJungleExperimental dance and hip hop by the London-based two-piece.2015-06-03T19:00:00+01002015-06-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Brixton Academy, 211  Stockwell Road      SW9 9SL
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    Jungle
    Wu-Tang ClanWu-Tang ClanThe influential hip hop collective from New York performs its Grammy Award-winning hardcore rap music.2015-06-04T19:00:00+01002015-06-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Brixton Academy, 211  Stockwell Road      SW9 9SL
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    Wu-Tang Clan
    Jimmy Carr: Funny BusinessJimmy Carr: Funny BusinessAcerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners and stories from the controversial and provocative stand-up and 8 Out Of 10 Cats host.2015-06-06T20:00:00+01002015-06-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Brixton Academy, 211  Stockwell Road      SW9 9SL
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    Royal Vauxhall Tavern 1.47 miles from Brixton Academy

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