Tonight Vic is back on Radio Scotland and he will be joined by Isobel Campbell to talk about her new album and upcoming tour. Here, Vic has his weekly listing of Scottish bands on tour internationally and few words about the brilliant Django Django:
Django Django at the Stop Making Sense Festival in Petrcane
by Vic Galloway
Django Django are a playful beast, mixing up rockabilly and house with a splash of Beck and more of those pesky Beta Banditos! Makes sense as John Maclean’s brother Dave is a member of the Django team.
Earlier this year the band spoke to Dear Scotland and came up with some great ideas for a new national anthem:
Dear Scotland: What should the Scottish national anthem be?
Tommy Grace: I reckon national anthems can drag on a bit, maybe we’d be doing each other a favour if we each condensed ours down to a little three second ditty, like in the Intel adverts. Maybe Scotland’s could sound like when you boot up your megadrive except instead of singing ‘Se-Ga’ it would go ‘Scot-land’. Your opponents would do the same, (I dunno, ‘Slo-ven-i-a’, to the sound of MacDonald’s ‘I’m Lovin it?’) and then you’d get on with the game.
Dave Maclean: It should be the theme song from beloved 80s cartoon ‘The Family Ness’ I reckon. Either that or “2/2″ from Brian Eno’s ‘Music For Airports’, but thats a tough one to sing along to.
Full Dear Scotland interview with Django Django here.
Also on tour this week: Mungo’s Hi-Fi, Snow Patrol, Mogwai and Runrig.
Check out Vic on BBC Radio every week:
Monday Night 8.05pm-10pm, BBC Radio Scotland
Vic has an interview with Isobel Campbell
Wednesday Night Midnight-2am, BBC Radio 1 in Scotland
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Django Django – Storm
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Scotland on Tour this week
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Photo Credit: BBC