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As predicted by most folks who prognosticate on this sort of thing, Alt-J's An Awesome Wave won the 2012 Barclay Mercury Prize, beating out Django Django, Jessie Ware, Michael Kiwanuka, and others.

You can stream An Awesome Wave in its entirety, along with some tour dates, below.

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Alt-J -- 2012 Tour Dates
TUE 12/11 - SAN FRANCISCO, CA @ Bottom of The Hill (SOLD OUT)
WED 12/12 - LOS ANGELES, CA @ Fonda Theater
THU 12/13 - SAN DIEGO, CA @ Casbah
SAT 12/15 - PORTLAND, OR @ Star Theater
SUN 12/16 - KANSAS CITY, KS @ Midland Theater w/ Passion Pit
MON 12/17 - SEATTLE, WA @ The Crocodile (SOLD OUT)