It has been something of a roller coaster year for Klaxons. There were fears the wheels were falling off the band, following reports they'd been told by their label to ditch their first recordings for the second album - something they have since denied.
This record will be 6 Music's Album Of The Day Plus on Tuesday 17 August and there will be an interview with the band in Steve Lamacq's show on that day.
Things are definitely looking up for the former Mercury Prize winners.
So, ahead of their live shows this month, which are in support of the new album Surfing The Void (23 August), 6 Music's Adrian Larkin caught up with them:
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