Contact Us

Jungle sign to XL Recordings, reveal selves in promo photo, performed live for BBC (watch the shadowy video)

Jungle

London’s Jungle, the mysterious band behind an EP of retro-futuristic funk, The Heat, are mysterious no longer. Neither of the two men pictured in early “promos” are actual members, and they’re not in fact a duo. Rather it’s a 7-piece band, all of whom are pictured above. They also recently performed that EP’s track “Platoon” for BBC Radio 1, and to see these 7 members in action (though it’s very dimly lit), you can watch a video of that below.

The EP was released on Chess Club Records, but it looks like the band will release its followup on a much bigger label, XL Recordings, their new home that makes them labelmates with Radiohead, Vampire Weekend and Adele.

To really see what the actual Jungle are all about, catch them on their upcoming North American tour. The NYC shows happen on March 8 at Rough Trade and March 9 at Mercury Lounge, and are amazingly not sold out (tickets). (UPDATE: WET was also just added to both NYC shows).

Video below…

Jungle – “Platoon” on BBC Radio 1

Check It Out

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://www.brooklynvegan.com using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for BrooklynVegan quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!