Although still relatively young, New York shoegazers DIIV (pronounced “dive”) have already amassed a respectable following. Formed in 2011, DIIV started out as an outlet for Beach Fossils guitarist and occassional model Zachary Cole Smith to record his own music. After recruiting Andrew Bailey, Devin Ruben Perez and Colby Hewitt, DIIV released the singles ‘Geist’ and ‘How Long Have You Known’ before releasing their first album, ‘Oshin,’ in 2012. Their first album draws on many influences, including Nirvana and Malian musician Baba Salah.
DIIV Cancel European Tour Due to an ‘Urgent Health Issue’
The New York City indie-rockers' North American tour will go ahead as planned later this spring.
Watch DIIV’s Stripped-Down Cover of Elliott Smith’s ‘Ballad of Big Nothing’
DIIV's Zachary Cole Smith cites Elliott Smith as one of his biggest influences, and now, he has tackled the late singer-songwriter's "Ballad of Big Nothing."
Former Life or Death PR Staffers Launch New Firm Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations
Following revelations of Life or Death PR CEO Heathcliff Berru's alleged sexual misconduct, some of his former employees have opened up about their new venture.
DIIV Annoucne New Album ‘Is the Is Are’
DIIV have announced 'Is the Is Are,' a follow-up to their 2013 debut, 'Oshin,' and debuted the forthcoming LP's lead single, "Brent (Roi's Song)."
DIIV Release Statement Regarding Bassist's 4chan Remarks
Following the revelation that DIIV bassist Devin Ruben Perez contributed some very controversial and ugly messages to 4chan, the band has made a statement.
DIIV Bassist Defends Controversial Statements On 4chan
Sexism In Music shared 4chan messages allegedly written by DIIV bassist Devin Ruben Perez in which he makes several controversial statements.
DIIV, A Place to Bury Strangers Among 700 Bands Announced for CMJ
Even the most discriminating music fan should be able to find at least one band to get excited for this October's CMJ Music Marathon.
DIIV's Zachary Cole Smith Performs 'Human' - Exclusive Video
Zachary Cole Smith, the man behind the dreamy, guitar-driven Brooklyn-based indie outfit DIIV, recently sat for a video interview with Diffuser.fm, and while the cameras were rolling, he treated us to a special performance of the tune 'Human.'