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Alt-J: Brighton Centre

Caroline Sullivan, Guardian, The, 24 September 2014

"I'M A FEMALE rebel," insists Miley Cyrus's disembodied voice, piercing the opening song of Alt-J's show. Stripped of twerking and tongue associations, the sampled line floats in and out, a forlorn ghost in the band's krautrock-cum-folk machine.

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