British band Alt-J have announced via Twitter that guitar / bass player Gwil Sainsbury has left the band, although they remain on good terms:
With regret, Gwil is leaving alt-J. This is purely a personal decision and as our best friend we support him completely.
— Δ (alt-J) (@alt_J) January 11, 2014
The band is expected to release an album this year, following 2012's successful An Awesome Wave.
For Alt-J's latest music, news and tour dates, check out their Zumic artist page.