The Draytones are an Anglo-Argentine 4 piece psychedelic/garage rock group formed in London in 2006.
The group's early recordings, made with the legendary Stan Kybert (Oasis, Verve, Bjork)attracted the attention of Zane Lowe Radio 1, Radio 2 legend Bob Harris, MTV 2, Celtic Football Club, Toni and Guy TV, Channel 4's 'Skins', BBC 6 Music, a NME and Mojo magazine covermount CD and the attention of the esteemed Paul Weller- who invited the band to tour with him throughout the UK.
Draytones tour schedule has(...) included playing alongside artists such as The Noisettes, Nick Cave, The Dead 60's, The Hoosiers, The View and many other highlights - including Glastonbury and many festival appearances in UK, Europe, South America and a triumphant Summer Sonic festival appearance which made network television in Japan.
Independent releases from the band have received national radio play including heavy coverage and a live sessions from Radio 2's Radcliffe and Marconie's and BBC 6 Music's Tom Robinson and Mark Riley to name but a few.
Having caught the attention of national radio and MTV in Latin America the band secured a 5-week tour of Argentina, including their now historic 'Friendship Tour' of The Falkland Islands - becoming the first ever Anglo-Argentine band to do so.
The tour caught the attention of the media worldwide, including several major South American news networks and a feature on Argentine evening news seen by over 15 million people.
This tour was also filmed and audio of performances recorded in conjunction with media companies based in Argentina to create a documentary film of the trip to the islands and live performance album.
The band will be working with Personal (an Argentine telecom giant) in the distribution of this upcoming (and groundbreaking) story to bring The Draytones mission of friendship and communication between UK and Argentina to the world.