News

Django Django Share Colorful Pop Art Video for New Song “In Your Beat”

Marble Skies Due Out January 26, 2018 via Ribbon Music

Nov 28, 2017

Django Django are releasing their third albumMarble Skies, on January 26, 2018 via Ribbon Music. Previously they shared its first single, "Tic Tac Toe," via a video for the song. Now they have shared another song from the album, "In Your Beat," via its video.  More

7 Best Songs of the Week: Julien Baker, St. Vincent, Sufjan Stevens, Sharon Jones, and More

Plus Fischerspooner, Django Django, Belle and Sebastian, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Oct 13, 2017

Last week we didn't do a Songs of the Week post simply because there truly were hardly any new tracks worth considering for it. But this week there was a wealth of exciting new music. To help you sort through the multitude of fresh songs released in the last seven days, we have picked the seven best this week had to offer, along with highlighting other notable new tracks shared this week. Check out the full list below. More

Oct 10, 2017

Back in August Django Django previously kinda announced their third album, Marble Skies, via an article in the British music magazine Mojo, which the band shared on Instagram. But now they have officially announced the album and shared its first single, "Tic Tac Toe," via a video for the song. Marble Skies is due out January 26 via Ribbon Music. More

Django Django Announce Third Album

Marble Skies to Feature Slow Club's Rebecca Taylor and Metronomy's Anna Prior

Jul 31, 2017

Django Django have announced their third album via an article in the British music magazine Mojo, which the band shared on Instagram. The album is titled Marble Skies, although there is some confusion as to when it's due out (the text of the article says October, but a sidebar says it's not due until January 2018).  More

Watch: Django Django - “Pause Repeat” Video

Born Under Saturn Out Now via Ribbon Music

Aug 25, 2015

Django Django videos tend to be fairly creative and much more fun than just the band performing the song in some studio somewhere. Their new video for "Pause Repeat" is no exception.  More

Jul 21, 2015

Django Django's first North American tour dates in honor of their impressive, and perhaps a little underrated, sophomore album, Born Under Saturn, kick off this week.  More

May 28, 2015

Django Django have presented the official music video of "Shake and Tremble," the latest single off the band's new sophomore album, Born Under Saturn. More

Django Django Announce North American Tour

Supporting New Album, Born Under Saturn

May 05, 2015

Releasing their brand new album Born Under Saturn today, Scottish four-piece Django Django have announced plans for a North American tour this summer. More

Watch: Django Django as Modern Art Sculptures in “Reflections” Video

Born Under Saturn Out Next Week, Stream It Now via iTunes First Play

Apr 28, 2015

Django Django's impressive sophomore album, Born Under Saturn, has 13 tracks and is nearly an hour long, so there's been plenty of material to tease fans with prior to its release while easily avoiding showing the full monty.  More

Apr 20, 2015

Django Django has released the video for "Beginning to Fade," the third song released from their upcoming album Born Under Saturn, due out May 5 via Ribbon Music.  More

Under the Radar Announces April/May Issue with Tame Impala on the Cover

Issue 53 Also Includes Interviews with Death Cab for Cutie, Mew, My Morning Jacket, The Jesus and Mary Chain on Psychocandy, Father John Misty, Charlie Cox of Marvel's: Daredevil, Domhnall Gleeson, Courtney Barnett, and More

Apr 10, 2015

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of the April/May 2015 issue, which is about to hit newsstands. It features Tame Impala on the cover. Actor Charlie Cox talks about his starring role in the new Netflix series, Marvel's Daredevil. We interview The Jesus and Mary Chain's Jim Reid and Creation Records' founder Alan McGee about the 30th anniversary of the Scottish band's iconic debut album, 1985's Psychocandy. The issue also includes interviews with Death Cab For Cutie, Mew, My Morning Jacket, Father John Misty, Domhnall Gleeson of Ex Machina, Courtney Barnett, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Laura Marling, Django Django, Will Butler, Purity Ring, San Fermin, TORRES, Twin Shadow, Matthew E. White, Amason, Jacco Gardner, Tobias Jesso Jr., Petite Noir, Natalie Prass, SOAK, and more. More

Listen: Django Django - “Reflections”

Born Under Saturn Due Out May 5

Mar 17, 2015

Scotland's Django Django have shared "Reflections," the latest track taken from their forthcoming LP Born Under Saturn. More

Feb 25, 2015

Django Django have premiered a brand new music video featuring their single "First Light." More

Feb 16, 2015

Scottish four-piece Django Django have announced the release of their sophomore LP, Born Under Saturn. More

Listen: Django Django - “First Light”

New Song Off Upcoming Album

Jan 12, 2015

Releasing their self-titled debut in 2012, Scottish four-piece Django Django are readying the arrival of their sophomore LP sometime this year. More

Listen: Django Django Cover The Monkees and Chad Valley Covers Frankie Knuckles

Also Cloud Control Cover Fatboy Slim and Bleeding Rainbow Cover Smashing Pumpkins

Apr 15, 2014

Various established and rising indie artists have taken it upon themselves to deliver a number of unexpected covers this week.  More

Under the Radar’s Top 50 Music Videos of 2013

Our Favorite Visuals of the Year

Jan 03, 2014

While the days of watching music videos on television are long gone, over the past several years the visual art form has certainly found second life (like so many other things) as an excellent online commodity. More

Mar 18, 2013

Currently taking part in their first nationwide tour across North America, British four-piece Django Django have premiered a death-defying music video for their debut record's latest single "WOR." More

Jan 07, 2013

Still riding high from the success of their much-lauded debut record, Django Django have come forward to premiere a relaxed music video for their track "Hand of Man." More

Dec 21, 2012

Arguably the breakthrough indie band of 2012, Scottish art rock four-piece Django Django consists of David Maclean (drummer, producer), Vincent Neff (guitar, vocals), Jimmy Dixon (bass), and Tommy Grace (synths). More

Listen: Egyptian Hip Hop Cover Django Django’s “Love’s Dart”

Both Bands Playing Shepherd’s Bush Empire on Dec. 21

Dec 18, 2012

Perhaps due to the fact that they will be sharing a bill at Shepherd's Bushs Empire in London breakthrough indie rock quartet Egyptian Hip Hop have posted a cover of Django Django's "Love Dart," one of the standout tracks off the Scottish group's self-titled debut. More

Django Django Announce 2013 Tour

Also Check out Video and Remix of "Life's a Beach"

Dec 06, 2012

Supporting their Mercury Prize-nominated debut album, Django Django have announced an extensive country-hopping tour starting later this month. More

Sep 12, 2012

Django Django, Jessie Ware, Richard Hawley, alt-J, Field Music are among the names announced as part of this year's nominees for the Mercury Prize. More

Aug 24, 2012

With members Dave Maclean and Vincent Neff providing the commentary, Scottish indie pop foursome Django Django have offered up an informative video giving some track-by-track explanation and insight into the songs that will appear on their self-titled debut. More

Jul 24, 2012

Django Django, one of the UK's rising musical acts, has announced that they will release their self-titled debut in the U.S. this coming Sept. 25 on Ribbon Music, with an exclusive digital release on iTunes on Aug. 14. More

Check Out Photos from The Great Escape Festival 2012 - Grimes, EMA, Django Django, and more

Plus: Beth Jeans Houghton, Porcelain Raft, Slow Club, and others in Brighton, England

May 18, 2012

The eighth annual Great Escape Festival took place last weekend in Brighton, U.K., with many amazing bands gracing the local stages in the charming seaside English town. Here's a gallery of photos from the festival, including photos of GrimesEMABeth Jeans HoughtonDjango DjangoSlow ClubWhen Saints Go Machine, Porcelain Raft, and others. More

May 09, 2012

Last night U.K. quartet Django Django made an appearance on their homeland's popular late-night program Later... with Jools Holland, performing the track "Default" off their their excellent, self-titled debut. More

Apr 05, 2012

Check out the retrotastic clip for Django Django’s “Storm.” More

Mar 22, 2012

FOMO. Fear Of Missing Out. At a festival the size of SXSW, the terror that someone—somewhere—might be having a better time than you is an ever-pressing concern. Well, everywhere but at Under the Radar’s three-day parties. I realize my option is somewhat suspect, seeing as they sign my paychecks, but believe me when I say that, for at least three days of the fest, there was nowhere else I would have rather been than The Flamingo Cantina in Austin, Texas. More

Check Out Photos from Friday’s Under the Radar SXSW 2012 Day Party

Including of Montreal, Deerhoof, Cymbals Eat Guitars, La Sera, Lost in the Trees and Django Django

Mar 20, 2012

Check out photos from Friday's Under the Radar SXSW 2012 Day Party including shots of Django DjangoLost in the TreesCymbals Eat GuitarsLa SeraDeerhoof and of Montreal. Photos by Wendy Lynch Redfern.  More

Greetings from Django Django at Under the Radar’s SXSW 2012 Party

Checking in From Flamingo Cantina in Austin, Texas

Mar 16, 2012

Django Django check in from the Under the Radar SXSW Party in Austin, Texas. More

Under the Radar Announces Winter 2012 Issue with Dirty Projectors, Grizzly Bear, and Twin Shadow

Issue Also Features: Air, Bear in Heaven, Best Coast, Andrew Bird, Chairlift, Dan Deacon, First Aid Kit, Grimes, Spiritualized, Tegan and Sara, and more

Mar 12, 2012

Under the Radar’s Winter (March/April) Issue will be hitting the stands soon. The issue features an In the Studio 2012 themed cover with the frontmen of three notable acts set to release new albums later this year—Dirty Projectors’ Dave Longstreth, Grizzly Bear’s Ed Droste, and Twin Shadow’s George Lewis Jr. The issue also features interviews with AirBear in HeavenBest CoastAndrew BirdChairliftDan DeaconFirst Aid KitGrimesof MontrealFrankie RoseSpiritualizedTame ImpalaTegan and Saraand much more.  More

Django Django – Under the Radar’s SXSW Party Spotlight

Playing Shure Presents Under the Radar's Third SXSW Party, Friday, March 16 at Flamingo Cantina

Mar 08, 2012

On March 16 Shure presents Under the Radar’s third of three free SXSW day parties (also sponsored by PRS Guitars). Leading up to the event we're letting you know about each artist playing. Today we're spotlighting Django Django. More

Under the Radar Announces Three SXSW Day Parties: of Montreal to Perform The Sunlandic Twins

Lineup Also Includes Chairlift, The Drums, Reggie Watts, Deerhoof, Bear in Heaven, Youth Lagoon, La Sera, Taken By Trees, and more

Feb 29, 2012

Under the Radar magazine is excited to reveal the full lineups, poster, and set times for its three SXSW 2012 day parties, taking place on Wednesday, March 14th, Thursday, March 15th, and Friday, March 16th. The Friday party, which is presented by Shure, will feature headliner of Montreal performing their beloved 2004 album The Sunlandic Twins in its entirety, the only SXSW 2012 performance of the album. The lineup also includes ChairliftThe DrumsReggie WattsDeerhoofBear in HeavenYouth LagoonLa SeraTaken By Trees, and more. More


Interviews

Django Django

Supernatural Inspiration

Oct 01, 2015

It was a dark (and possibly stormy) night. The members of London-based Django Djangodrummer/producer Dave Maclean, singer/guitarist Vinnie Neff, bassist Jim Dixon, and keyboardist   Tommy Gracewere recording at Angelic, an old barn that had been converted into a residential studio.  More

Scottish Musicians Speak Out on Today’s Scottish Independence Referendum Vote

Members of Belle and Sebastian, Franz Ferdinand, Django Django, Frightened Rabbit, Ladytron, The Pastels, The Twilight Sad, The Vaselines, and Others on if They Are Voting Yes or No

Sep 18, 2014

Today is a historic day in Scotland as it is the day the nation votes on the Scottish Independence Referendum. The people of Scotland get to vote on whether or not to secede from the United Kingdom and have Scotland become its own country. Here various Scottish musicians weigh in on the subject. More

Scotland Week: David Maclean of Django Django

"I'm not suggesting that creating an independent Scotland will be an easy ride.... But for me running our own country is a no brainier." - David Maclean

Sep 08, 2014

For this Scotland Week interview we talk to David Maclean of Django Django. The band might be based in London (where they officially formed in 2009), but Django Django's members met at the Edinburgh College of Art and Maclean is a Scottish native. In fact, Maclean's older brother, John Maclean, was in the iconic late-'90s/early '00s experimental indie rock Scottish group The Beta Band, a clear influence on Django Django's art rock.  More

Django Django

Good Hype and Bad Hype

Dec 21, 2012

Arguably the breakthrough indie band of 2012, Scottish art rock four-piece Django Django consists of David Maclean (drummer, producer), Vincent Neff (guitar, vocals), Jimmy Dixon (bass), and Tommy Grace (synths). They were recently nominated for and subsequently only narrowly missed out on the prestigious Mercury Music Prize back home in the U.K. More


Reviews

Born Under Saturn

Born Under Saturn

Ribbon

Apr 30, 2015

Hard to believe it's already been three years since London-based psych band Django Django released their self-titled debut. Their eclectic mixture of sun-drenched sonic bursts, primal beats, and spacey melodies still stands out as a uniquely original effort.  More

Under the Radar SXSW Party Recap: Niki & The Dove, The Drums, Chairlift, of Montreal and More

Mar 23, 2012

FOMO. Fear Of Missing Out. At a festival the size of SXSW, the terror that someone—somewhere—might be having a better time than you is an ever-pressing concern. Well, everywhere but at Under the Radar’s three-day parties. I realize my option is somewhat suspect, seeing as they sign my paychecks, but believe me when I say that, for at least three days of the fest, there was nowhere else I would have rather been than Under the Radar's three day parties at The Flamingo Cantina in Austin, Texas. More