SUFJAN STEVENS TO HEADLINE END OF THE ROAD FESTIVAL

Sufjan Stevens will play his first ever UK festival show when he headlines End of the Road Festival in September. The songwriter will play the event, which is held at Larmer Tree Gardens in Wiltshire, on Saturday, September 5. He joins the previously announced headliners Tame Impala, who are currently readying their third album and play on Friday, September 4,  and The War on Drugs, who will close the festival on Sunday, September 6. Other acts on... Read More

LIVE: NME AWARDS TOUR – 08/02/2013

- ACADEMY 1, MANCHESTER - The NME Awards Tour is one of the most prestigious events in the music calendar. Renowned for launching the careers of some of the most influential bands in the past century; fromFlorence+ The Machine to Coldplay, many highly anticipate what is yet to come from the headliners Django Django and undoubtedly Miles Kane.Birmingham’s quartet (or now trademark ‘B-Town’) Peace open the evening, the crowd rather humble in... Read More

LIVE: DJANGO DJANGO – 23/10/2012

- THE RITZ, MANCHESTER - The night is brisk and the age range trickling into the Ritz are almost as many balding heads in number as there are sprouting ones, at least at first. Django Django are following up the release of their long awaited, self-titled album, with a UK tour. The second night of which is taking place at Manchester’s near-grandiose Ritz.  GULP open the ambience with a slow, slightly melancholic set. Next up is Egyptian Hip-Hop,... Read More

NEWS: DJANGO DJANGO – NEW SINGLE

Following on from the release of recent single Hail Bop and subsequently the extended Hail Bop EP, Django Django are pleased to confirm details of their next release from their exceptional eponymous debut album – which was today nominated for this year’s Barclaycard Mercury Prize. This revered accolade is yet another deserved nod, as it was announced last week that the band are in the running for Best New Act at this year’s Q Awards. ‘Life’s... Read More

NEWS: DJANGO DJANGO – NEW SINGLE ‘LIFE’S A BEACH’

Following on from the release of recent single Hail Bop and subsequently the extended Hail Bop EP, Django Django are pleased to confirm details of their next release from their exceptional eponymous debut album – which has been nominated for this year’s Barclaycard Mercury Prize. This revered accolade is yet another deserved nod, as it was announced last week that the band are in the running for Best New Act at this year’s Q Awards. ‘Life’s... Read More

LISTEN: DJANGO DJANGO – ‘HAIL BOP EP’

Fresh from playing Reading and Leeds festivals and also BBC 6 Music’s Summer In The City and Media City Salford, Django Django have made their Hail Bop EP available in full for your listening pleasure.Hail Bop EP available here – http://smarturl.it/HailBop Debut Album out now – http://smarturl.it/DjangoDjango www.djangodjango.co.uk www.because.tv P&C 2012 Because Music  Read More

VIDEO: DJANGO DJANGO – ‘HAIL BOP’

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Single Review: Django Django – Storm/Skies Over Cairo

After the release of their self-titled début album, Django Django, the Scottish art-rock band, have released a perky little ditty titled ‘Storm’. Although some bands take inspiration from the headline names of the past, Django Django take theirs from the now defunct Scottish indie “semi-legends”, The Beta Band. The rigid drum beat, metronomic in style, keeps the track going whilst vocalist Vincent Neff sits melody lines with a... Read More

INTERVIEW: DJANGO DJANGO

Django Django are a bunch of genre-flouting, clever buggers. The Django’s, Dave Maclean (drums), Vinny Neff (vocals/guitar), Tommy Grace (keys) and Jimmy Dixon (bass), have been at it since 2009, but only this January they released their debut, self-titled album ‘Django Django’. It’s been giving all the new- music aficionados out there big, fizzy knickers. The sound’s an impressive pick ‘n’ mix of electronic beats, a good... Read More

Album Review: Django Django – Django Django

Django Django’s sound is difficult to define. To say that they have a sound is probably all that needs to be said, but I have been asked to write a review so I have to struggle to find words that define them. I doubt they are interested in reducing their music to a few soundbites, and they have certainly made an album which reflects that. But if I was to be pinned down on any point, I would say that vocally they sound a bit like The Beta Band,... Read More

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