“The world got shook.” So Algiers formed a crew. The band — who have built one of the most exciting catalogs and cult followings of recent years, gathered a posse of like-minded artists to create their fourth album, SHOOK, out now on Matador. Stacked with guests spanning icons through to future stars, SHOOK is a lightning rod for an elusive yet universal energy and feeling. A plurality of voices; a spiritual and geographical homecoming; a strategy of communion in a burning world; the story of an end of a relationship; an Atlanta front porch summer party. "On this album, Algiers wants it all," wrote the New York Times. "Righteousness and humility, dignity and disgust, hurting and joy, cynicism and hope.”

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Events featuring Algiers

Mar 16, 2023
1:15am — 2:00am
Presented by
Academy Fight Songs
Mar 16, 2023
7:00pm — 7:35pm
Presented by
Atlanta, GA
Avant / Experimental
Professional Connections
Algiers is seeking the following:
  • Sync/Music Supervisors