LIVE: DJANGO DJANGO – 23/05/2015

Django Django – MANCHESTER CATHEDRAL, MANCHESTER – Tonight’s show does nothing but confirm that Django Django entirely deserve the unexpected (by them) hype currently surrounding them. They arrive on stage soon after 21.30, facing a seriously raving crowd. I had a feeling they were popular, but not that they could cause a Beatles effect, with ultrasound screams and hair-pulling. They can. From 18year olds to more mature gig goers, the... Read More

Album Review: Django Django – Born Under Saturn

Django Django – Born Under Saturn It is hard to be objective about a band’s long (three years is far too much) awaited upcoming release, when you personally feel they were robbed with their début. It was the boffin rock intro-spectacles that eclipsed their début’s success. Alt-J’s Mercury win with An Awesome Wave led to headline slots at Leeds and platinum sales. Their each achievement juxtaposed fills me with an envy by proxy.... Read More

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... 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... 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

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