Alex Clare

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5 Rock Bands That Hit The TV Commercial Jackpot In 2012

Combining popular music with TV commercials is nothing new. Even the venerable Rolling Stones once famously penned an original tune for a Rice Krispies ad back in 1963.

12/28/2012

Photo: Alex Rauch

Alex Clare Meets Diplo Through Six Degrees Of Separation

Clare explains the six degrees of separation that lead him to hooked up with Major Lazer, a.k.a. Diplo, for “Too Close” — which generated a Producer of the Year GRAMMY nomination for Diplo.

12/12/2012

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Alex Clare Reflects On His Rocky Ride To Success

Alex Clare is not a Dubstep artist. He is not a reality TV star. Alex Clare is a real musician. “I ate nothing but Ramen noodles for years,” Clare said in an interview with KROQ/ Los Angeles. During the recording of his debut album Lateness of the Hour he explained his rocky ride to notoriety.

07/17/2012

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Alex Clare On Reaching Commerical Success: “I Owe A Big Debt Of Gratitude To Shazam”

Alex Clare’s career was at a standstill until a few months ago when Microsoft decided to use his song in their Internet Explorer 9 commercial.

07/12/2012

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Alex Clare On The Secret Sauce That Went Into Making “Too Close”

With a soulful voice and a beard that can rival any indie-folk artist, Alex Clare’s break-through single has taken the summer by storm.

07/06/2012

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