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Birth Place: Cambridge, England
Years Active: 2007–present
Genres: Indie Pop, Alternative Rock

∆ (pronounced alt-J) is a British alternative indie pop quartet, formed in 2007. Formerly known as both Daljit Dhaliwal and Films, their current name is derived from the command used on a Mac keyboard to achieve the Greek letter Delta. ∆ formed when Gwil Sainsbury (guitarist/bassist), Joe Newman (guitar/vocals), Gus Unger-Hamilton (keyboards) and Thom Green (drums) met at Leeds University in 2007. In their second year of studies, Newman showed Sainsbury a handful of his songs inspired by his guitar-playing dad and hallucinogens, and the pair began recording in their dorm rooms with Gwil acting as producer on GarageBand. They spent two years rehearsing before inking a deal with Infectious... Continue Bio >>


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