Album Review

alt-J - The Dream

Its strength is in packing not just alt-J’s usual futuristic twist, but a heavy side serving of nostalgia too.

By their very nature, alt-J are leftfield, travelling through time at the same pace as us, but slightly detached. There’s no pressure to reinvent the wheel. Fourth album ‘The Dream’ has the same relationship to reality as its predecessors, however alt-J have more offbeat storytelling fodder at their disposal than ever before: true crime obsession, crypto fanaticism and insidious corporations are just a few of what’s reflected on the record, all through a fun house mirror of stratospheric soundscapes.

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