Listen: Edinburgh’s Django Django return with fabulous new single

Listen: Edinburgh’s Django Django return with fabulous new single

Edinburgh indie band Django Django are back – and you can listen to the brand new single from the Mercury Prize-shortlisted art-rockers right here. Sounding invigorated and more energised than ever, new track Spirals is a tantalising return to form for the Edinburgh College of Art formed four-piece. Beginning with elegant circling synths that grow into a never-more-relevant anthem to hope, it uses the image of DNA to muse on the connections we have as…

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Paolo Nutini tops SAY Award most played list

Paolo Nutini tops SAY Award most played list

On today’s inaugural National Album Day, the Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA) has teamed up with music licensing company PPL to produce a Top 10 chart of the most-played artists who have been shortlisted for the prestigious Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award based on 21st century UK radio and television airplay. Celebrating, promoting and rewarding the most outstanding album releases each year, The SAY Award is Scotland’s national music prize which showcases the incredible strength and…

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Django Django announce new brand EP and share lead single

Django Django announce new brand EP and share lead single

Edinburgh-formed indie band Django Django have announced a new six-track EP – and shared a brand new single. You can watch the video for Swimming At Night below. The London-based band are following up the release of their third studio album, Marble Skies, which was released in January. Winter’s Beach is set for release on October 12 via Because Music. Produced by the band’s drummer, Dave Maclean, the six-track EP will be released on a…

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Edinburgh’s Django Django announce UK and European tour

Edinburgh’s Django Django announce UK and European tour

Edinburgh indie band Django Django have announced details of a new UK and European tour for 2018. The Edinburgh College of Art-formed outfit recently revealed that their eagerly-awaited third studio album, Marble Skies, will drop on January 26 – and before then, the band will road test their newbie at a low-key gig at Edinburgh’s Assembly Rooms on 25 November. Now, the Djangos have announced a much bigger tour for 2018 – see full tour…

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Django Django reveal details of new album – listen to first single

Django Django reveal details of new album – listen to first single

Edinburgh indie band Django Django have today announced details of their new album, Marble Skies, which is set to be released in January. After their 2012 Mercury Prize nominated debut and 2015’s Top 20 follow-up Born Under Saturn, the Edinburgh Art College-formed band are back exploring new sounds with their third longplayer. Today, the album launches with first single Tic Tac Toe (listen below), a rousing, trippy upbeat rock track with an enormous echoing hookline…

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Django Django, Lorde and The xx feature on FIFA 18 soundtrack

Django Django, Lorde and The xx feature on FIFA 18 soundtrack

Edinburgh-formed indie band Django Django have contributed two new tracks to the soundtrack for FIFA 18. The eagerly-awaited new release from EA Sports will also feature a brand new Run The Jewels song, and tracks from The National, Lorde, The War On Drugs and many more. FIFA 18 is released worldwide on September 29. Meanwhile, EA Sports have announced that fans who preorder FIFA 18 will receive access to all-new, special edition team kits, designed…

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Django Django discuss third album

Django Django discuss third album

Edinburgh-formed indie band Django Django have announced that their next album is set to released in January next year – and revealed that it features collaborations with both Slow Club and Metronomy. The Djangos are hard at work on their third album at a purpose-built studio in London, and the Mercury-nominated band enlisted the services of Metronomy drummer Anna Prior for after heavy touring prompted drummer/producer David Maclean to take a short break. “It’s where we all come to…

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Django Django and Young Fathers vie for SAY Award

Django Django and Young Fathers vie for SAY Award

Edinburgh bands Django Django and Young Fathers are both in the running for the coveted Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award 2016, after being named among the acts vying for the Scottish music industry’s most prestigious prize. Also on the longlist are former Beta Band frontman Steve Mason, electro pop trio Chvrches, indie legends Primal Scream, and the Franz Ferdinand and Sparks supergroup FFS. They are joined by Admiral Fallow, Anna Meredith, C Duncan, Lau, the Dunedin Consort, Iain Morrison, Emma Pollock and…

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