Alt-J seem to be one of those bands for whom Mercury Prize success has not hung ominously like the Sword of Damocles. Highly-anticipated album three, "Relaxer" drops on June 2nd and "3WW", featuring Wolf Alice's Ellie Roswell, is a tender appetite-whetting taster of things to come.
They have just released the video for "3WW", capturing what the band called 'Love and loss in Mexico'. It is an arresting visual narrative, with brief moments pleasantly reminiscent of Baz Luhrmann's 1996 Romeo and Juliet.
It was on this day (June 15th) in 1979 that Joy Division unveiled their iconic debut album 'Unknown Pleasures'.
Download Festival finally got the stunning weather it deserved, as over 100,000 fans descended with the likes of Guns N Roses, Ozzy Osbourne and...