Download two songs by the Scottish trio, whose thick-accented rock can be rousing, bleak or both.
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The Glaswegian band’s self-titled debut mixes country and folk with songs that veer into lo-fi punk.
Not even speaking each other’s language, the two formed a band when they met at a European festival. Now, less than three years later, they’ve released an album of their music together called Faya. Hear and download two songs.
The Districts started out as a high-school band in Lititz, Penn. After some wise touring that included a SXSW visit last year — as well as a video with more than 300,000 views — the group now has a self-titled EP due out Tuesday on a national label.
The quartet, which met at the New England Conservatory in Boston, combines great instrumental virtuosity with a love for roots-influenced music with jazzy flair.
Hear two tracks from the Irish band’s infectious debut Swoon when you download this week’s podcast.