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On 'Glowing In The Dark,' Django Django Explore Evolution And Escapism

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Set List

  • "Spirals"
  • "Glowing in the Dark"
  • "Hand Of Man"
  • "Champagne"

Fans of 2001: A Space Odyssey will be delighted to find an Easter egg in Django Django's 2021 single, and title track to the London band's new album, "Glowing in the Dark."

It samples Arthur C. Clarke, the author of 2001, reading a passage from the novel, a version that was written concurrently with the film's production. But the cleverness of Django Django doesn't only rest on their references. For almost a decade, the band has consistently experimented with sounds, samples and textures; it's most apparent on Glowing in the Dark.

In this episode of World Cafe, we talk to David Maclean and Vincent Neff of Django Django about sampling Clarke, the band's early days and how dangerous it can be to wrestle before a tour date.

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