Seeing double: 16 bands so nice, they named themselves twice

Picking a band name is hard, there’s no doubt about that. Sure, it gives you the creativity to present yourself and your music the way you want, but if you don’t follow more ‘mainstream’ naming conventions, you might just end up on lists we’ve written before – such as the most...

Django Django On Touring Australia & What To Expect From Their Second Album

It’s certainly been a whirlwind few years for UK indie-electronica quartet, Django Django. From their humble DIY roots in lead producer, David Maclean’s bedroom, they released their self-titled debut in 2012 to critical acclaim. Going on to tour the album the band ended up playing more and more shows as...

Django Django

It’s not until you witness Django Django up close that you realise how much they are influenced by Hot Chip. Like those English electro pioneers, Django Django aim for a sound above the standard three-chord attack and beyond the pentatonic. It’s basically indie music with a brain – plus a...

Falls Festival 2012

Falls Festival has become an annual pilgrimage for around 16,000 partygoers looking to give their New Years celebrations an extra significance, and for the 20th Anniversary everyone was well prepared. Long car queues getting into the campsite didn’t dampen the spirits with vehicles packed to the brim as some unlucky...

Field Day 2013

Is the best cure for the morning after a big night simply to carry on? Almost 20, 000 Sydneysiders put this hypothesis to the test last Tuesday, trusting in their sunglasses and the efficiency of the Red Bull stand to carry them through 2013’s first, and definite contender for best...

Mixtape #66

Not long now until the end of 2012, and not long now until a whole bunch of awesome bands grace the shores of Australia for the summer festival season including Django Django who will be returning after sold out shows earlier this year. The band have a new single aptly...

Django Django

Django Django are not named after the pioneering jazz guitarist Django Reinhart, the new Quentin Tarantino movie, or the web framework (probably). Rather than wasting time discussing the origins of their name, Django Django have been concentrating on making good music. Their double A-side single, “Storm”/”Love’s Dart”, got the ball...

Win A Double Pass To See Django Django

DJANGO DJANGO are returning to our sunny shores for Falls and Southbound Festivals, as well as Australian some very special headline shows in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. After the release of their debut, self-titled LP earlier this year, Australian’s followed in the footsteps of the rest of the world, coining...

Django Django 2013 Australian Tour Supports Announced

Joining Django Django on their forthcoming Australian headline shows in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne are three of Australia’s most exciting up and coming outfits – Palms, The Griswolds & Twinsy Made up of Al Grigg and Tom Wallace, previously one half of Red Riders, Sydney duo PALMS have garnered attention...

Our Falls Festival 2012 Cheat Sheet

With over 80 artists locked in for the New Year’s Festival, and both the Lorne and Marion Bay sites celebrating their 20th and 10th birthdays respectively; we combed over the list of acts that will best soundtrack this landmark achievement. These are the acts that need to be on your...