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There are at least three artists which use the Algiers name:

1. Algiers - Not so much a country but a place. Algiers are two, spawned from two groups of more, born in Sheffield with roots which extend to Manchester and Middlesbrough.

Both on hiatus from their older musical ventures, John and William enrolled to study at university in Sheffield. A chance meeting in May 2011 led to one rehearsal which turned into 4 months of collaboration.

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  • I'm in love with the debut so much
  • one of the freshest rock albums of the year for sure.
  • Wow, what a great discovery! love the album
  • honestly, i've seen them live on summer and they're my favourite revelation of this year.
  • They are amazing live
  • This album gets better as it progresses. The only criticism I have is that the first 3 songs all build to a climax that never comes.
  • but she was not flying is amazing
  • The closest comparison I'm aware of is the On-U Sound band Little Axe (Skip McDonald of Tackhead, samping blues & field chants), which should please Algiers, as they're big Adrian Sherwood fans. Compelling album and a strong contender for AotY.
  • очень круто, открытие года!
  • This fucking rocks! Never heard anything like it

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