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Alex G

World Cafe: Next 21 Year Old Alex G’s Fifth Album

Our World Cafe: Next artist this week is Alex G from Philadelphia. His new album coming out next week is called DSU. It's his fifth album. He is 21. In fact he is still a student at Temple University. The lyrics are inspired by personal experience and the music is full and grand despite being mostly a DIY project.

Session Setlist
Serpent is Lord

Recent Release: DSU
Release Date: June 17, 2014
Label: Orchid Tapes