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Heavy heads rolled and pits grew chaotic at DIIV’s Wiltern gig

“DIIV brought shoegaze psych-rock to The Wiltern for their Los Angeles stop on the Desert Daze Caravan with Ariel Pink. Building on the intro by a solid minute, they opened their set with the titular track off their latest album, Is The Is Are. As the first lyrics spilled from Zachary Cole Smith’s lips the […]

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DIIV rips through incredible set at Regent with support from The Paranoyds and Tishaki Miyaki

LA based trio Tishaki Miyaki opened up for DIIV this past Sunday night at The Regent and got things rolling at a leisurely pace. With Lucy Miyaki on vocals and drums, backed by Rocky Tashaki and Dora Miller on guitar and bass, the trio combines jangle pop with fuzzy female vocals at a sedate and […]

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DIIV announce Los Angeles headline gig at Regent Theater

DIIV, the New York shoegaze band led by guitarist and vocalist Zachary Cole Smith, is back in Los Angeles with a headline show date scheduled for Sunday, May 21st at the in Downtown LA. We last caught the band stunning fans at the Fonda Theatre this past summer, as part of the FYF “After Dark Series.” […]

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DIIV and Wild Nothing prime fans for FYF with provoking sets at Fonda Theatre

Kicking off the first of two nights of the FYF “After Dark Series” at The Fonda Theater, the Brooklyn based band, DIIV played to a pack floor of both young and hold hipsters. Opening the show were Alex G and Wild Nothing. While Alex G felt uninspired and a bit drab, even attempting to induce […]

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Win Tickets to DIIV & Wild Nothing at The Fonda Theatre

The Fonda Theatre will be hosting a top notch indie dream-pop/post-punk double header on Wednesday, August 24th and Thursday, August 25th with headliners DIIV and Wild Nothing and Grimy Goods is hooking it up with tickets to both nights! Brooklyn’s DIIV, led by front man Zachary Cole Smith, are hitting the road in support of their highly […]

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Listen to DIIV’s new single “Under The Sun”

DIIV have shared a new single from their forthcoming sophomore album Is the Is Are, due out February 5 via Captured Tracks. The new song titled “Under The sun” is a bright tune reminiscent of 80s new wave. With a brilliant build up and a sexy bass line, this new DIIV track will have you dancing […]

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Julian Casablancas, Die Antwoord close out much-more organized Beach Goth day 2

Beach Goth day 2 at the Observatory in Santa Ana was a bit more organized than the previous and featured a couple of interesting performances from its biggest names. They had more security setup to make getting into the festival a quicker experience than the previous day. What took hours on Saturday took minutes on […]

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Watch Grimy TV’s festival mini documentary from Desert Daze 2015 feat. Dan Deacon, Warpaint, Deap Vally & more

Watch Grimy TV’s festival mini documentary from Desert Daze 2015! It was sweltering hot, it was dustier as hell, and it was absolutely glorious. This past May 2nd, about two and a half hours East of Los Angeles, deep into the desert of Mecca, California—the annual Desert Daze music festival was taking its course at the […]

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Austin Psych Fest / Levitation 2015 kicks off rainy day with Tame Impala, Spiritualized, METZ and more

Tame Impala Day one of Austin Psych Fest / Levitation left me a muddy mess. I had hoped that the forecasted thunderstorms wouldn’t actually come to be, but alas it IS raining here. Well, actually it is pouring here! Rain from the sky and big fields mix into what you ask? The answer is a […]

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Desert Daze brings back the spirit of what “music festivals” once were

Deap Vally It was dripping hot, it was dustier than a desert ghost town, and it was absolutely glorious. About two and a half hours East of Los Angeles, deep into the desert boondocks of the armpit of California (aka Mecca, CA), the annual Desert Daze was taking its course at the Sunset Ranch Oasis. […]

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