by Darwin Cosico in New Music on Saturday 30 March 2013

One of the things on my bucket list was to see a gig at Brooklyn’s Music Hall of Williamsburg. Earlier this month I was able to tick this off my list with the help of Scottish indie rock quartet Django Django. It’s only fitting as their album was one of my favourite albums of 2012. The band has been steadily touring since the release of their self-titled debut album in January 2012.

On the night of March 6, Django Django kicked off the first of two sold-out nights with a one-hour setlist spanning 10 tracks. The support act is a band called Night Moves from Minneapolis. I wasn’t expecting an elaborate production from them, but from what I’ve heard, the production has changed dramatically since last year. They had a remarkable light show using projections cast on Venetian blinds. It was amazing.

My personal highlight was their performance of ‘Default’, their biggest track off the album. The crowd was bopping to the beats and enjoying every minute of it. All the members were animated throughout the night and they captured the crowd’s attention.  With only one album under their belt, the band was able to perform most of the tracks from the album. Overall I thought the show was fantastic and it’s a band that I will keep supporting.