alt-J Announce US Spring Tour; Share New Remix and Acoustic Video

By on December 3, 2012

alt-J have announced their North American spring tour in support of their debut album, An Awesome Wave. After extremely successful fall and winter tours and the recent win of the UK’s prestigious Mercury Prize Award, alt-j is thrilled to hit the road again in 2013 on their biggest U.S. tour yet.

The band will tour all across the U.S. hitting major cities this spring. alt-J will make stops in Washington DC, Nashville, New York City, Chicago, Seattle, and more. Pre-sale tickets go on sale on December 5 at 12:00pm local time and all other tickets will go on sale December 7 at 10am local time.  Tickets can be purchased here: More shows to be announced.

Purchase An Awesome Wave on iTunes, Amazon, or Insound 

alt-J have released a new remix of “Fitzpleasure” done by Los Angeles-based DJ and producer, Betatraxx. On this interpretation of the song, Betatraxx sprinkles his own brand of synth-laden dark harmonies over the fan favorite original by alt-J.  
Stream, Grab, Share “Fitzpleasure” (Betatraxx Remix) on SoundCloud:

Purchase This Remix on beatport:

The band also brings us a stripped down acoustic version of their popular song “Matilda.”   The video is part of The Bowery Presents: Live series which also includes an a cappella reinterpretation of “Ripe & Ruin.”   Both videos take place in an Upper East Side button shop in New York City.  

Watch The Bowery Presents: Live “Matilda” video on YouTube:

Upcoming North American Tour Dates 

12/9 – Boston, MA – MTV Hive Live @ Brighton Music Hall (SOLD OUT)
12/11 – San Francisco, CA – Bottom of The Hill * (SOLD OUT)
12/11 – San Francisco, CA – Bottom of The Hill – 2nd Show Presented By Live 105 (SOLD OUT)
12/12 – Los Angeles, CA – Fonda Theater (SOLD OUT)
12/13 – San Diego, CA – Casbah * (SOLD OUT)
12/15 – Portland, OR – Star Theater * (SOLD OUT)
12/16 – Kansas City, MO – XXXMas Night 3 @ The Midland Theater # (SOLD OUT)
12/17 – Seattle, WA – The Crocodile * (SOLD OUT)
3/2 – Boston, MA – Paradise 
3/4 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
3/5 – Carrboro, NC – Cats Cradle
3/6 – Atlanta, GA – Masquerade (Hell Stage)
3/8 – Birmingham, AL – Bottletree
3/10 – Houston, TX – Fitzgerald’s
3/16 – Dallas, TX – Granada Theater
3/18 – Nashville, TN – Mercy Lounge
3/19 – Louisville, KY – Headliners Music Hall
3/21 – Philadelphia, PA – Theatre of Living Arts
3/22 – New York, NY – Webster Hall
3/25 – Montreal, QC – Corona Theatre
3/27 – Toronto, ON – Phoenix Concert Theatre
3/28 – Chicago, IL – Metro
3/29 – Milwaukee, WI – Turner Hall Ballroom
4/1 – Minneapolis, MN – Varsity Theater
4/3 – Denver, CO – Bluebird Theater
4/4 – Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge
4/6 – Seattle, WA – Neptune
4/7 – Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom
4/8 – Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom
4/10 – San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore

* Wildcat! Wildcat! supporting
# with Passion Pit


Author: DaveHHM

Dave Luttrull: Owner/Editor in Chief of Hellhound Music. Star Wars nerd, Gamer, Destiny homer, blogger, writer and lover of all things music.