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PREVIEW: Gigs of the Week in Leeds, March 3rd-9th

The three best gigs coming up in Leeds this week – including Django Django, Elbow and Brian Fallon!

REVIEW: Django Django – ‘Marble Skies’ (Because)

Django Django’s third album ‘Marble Skies’ is their boldest and most diverse record yet, despite not containing any immediately classic singles.

The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s… So Far

To adapt that famous misquotation attributed to Mark Twain, reports of the album’s death have been greatly exaggerated. Ever since the turn of the millennium, conventional wisdom has had it that the traditional long-player is on its way out, an arcane format out of time with the digital world that will cede inexorably to a future of singles and playlists. But while many artists have experimented with what an album

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REVIEW: Django Django – ‘Born Under Saturn’ (Because Music)

by Matthew Langham Born Under Saturn is Django Django’s follow up to their successful 2012 Mercury nominated debut record. Following on from The Beta Band and Syd Barrett-influenced pop on tracks including ‘Default’, they have travelled further in the same direction into a darker pop psychedelia. The group’s leader David Maclean’s brother is a member of The Beta Band, which partly explained the left-field yet curiously pop-oriented nature of their music.