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Sky Ferreira – “OMANKO” DIIV Home Video

Sky Ferreira's Night Time, My Time promotional cycle just wrapped up, but her boyfriend made a video for one of the songs anyway. The boyfriend in question, DIIV's Zachary Cole Smith, posted a lovingly assembled "home video" for album track "OMANKO" (the one about Japanese Christmas) and tweeted it out today. It… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 19, 2014

DIIV Respond To Controversy Over Bassist’s Hateful 4Chan Comments

A Tumblr site called Sexism In Music made the rounds yesterday with a series of posts detailing hateful comments made by DIIV bassist Devin Ruben Perez (on the far left in the photo above) on 4chan and other places across the internet. The Tumblr calls Perez out as a "racist, misogynistic, homophobic asshole." I… More »

By: James Rettig / December 14, 2014

Watch Sky Ferreira Debut New Material & Cover Hole’s “Asking For It” With DIIV’s Zachary Cole Smith

Sky Ferreira debuted new material at the Belasco Theater in L.A. last night. She also brought DIIV's Zachary Cole Smith on stage for a cover of Hole's "Asking For It." Additionally, Ferreira told Billboard that she's working with Night Time, My Time producers Ariel Rechtshaid and Justin Raisen again on her next album as well… More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 21, 2014

Photos: Beach Goth 3 Fest Feat. Atlas Sound, Foxygen, DIIV, Alice Glass, & More

Orange County's eclectic Beach Goth festival, organized by surf-rock weirdos the Growlers, returned for its third year on Saturday. The fest included a diverse lineup, some wandering Oompa Loompas, and -- for some reason -- an incredibly awkward Pauly Shore on hosting duty, who somehow managed to piss off Alice Glass enough that she… More »

By: Peter Helman / October 27, 2014

How Does It Feel: DIIV’s Zachary Cole Smith Rolls On

Zachary Cole Smith opens the door wearing a collarless white button-down shirt so big it could pass for a nightgown. The 28-year-old DIIV frontman is also rocking a leather ball cap over his light brown shoulder-length locks, plus baggy white shorts and black low-cut shoes with tall black socks climbing up his calves. Short, slight,… More »

By: Chris DeVille / July 28, 2014

Artist Portraits From Pitchfork Festival 2014

This past weekend, Pitchfork Festival went down in Chicago, and it included a great deal of excellent acts. We sent our photographer Max Herman to capture some behind-the-scenes portraits of artists around the festival. Above you'll find photos of DIIV, Deafheaven, Giorgio Moroder, and more. More »

By: Miles Bowe / July 21, 2014

The 10 Biggest Music Beefs Of 2013

As time-tested album cycles are discarded and abandoned, so too is an artist's traditional publicity window. In 2013, the best way to stay in the public eye was not to do interviews, but to bicker, troll, and brawl -- on Twitter, on TV, or in person. Yes, beef was what's for dinner i… More »

By: Michael Nelson / December 27, 2013

The 100 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2014

We're almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it's time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be. For the past several years, we've ranked our most anticipated albums. Today the feature returns, bigger than ever, with a whopping 100 records we're looking forward to hearing, enjoying,… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 23, 2013

Grimes Responds To Criticism From Dogmatic Asshole Vegans

Just after midnight, eco- and animal-friendly lightning rod Grimes aka Claire Boucher excitedly posted to Tumblr about the existence of the new Ben & Jerry's flavor Scotchy Scotch Scotch (which is affiliated with Anchorman 2) and quipped, "1 day hiatus from veganism is being had starting NOw." Apparently some vegan Grimes follower… More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 21, 2013

Watch Sky Ferreira & DIIV’s Zachary Cole Smith Cover Elliott Smith

Last night, in remembrance of the 10 year anniversary of Elliott Smith's death, several musicians gathered at Glasslands in Brooklyn to celebrate his songs. An Elliott Smith Tribute Show performers included Cat Power, Sky Ferreira, Sadie Dupuis (Speedy Ortiz), Aaron Pfenning (ex-Chairlift), Marissa Nadler, Zachary Cole Smith (DIIV), and others. Check out our photos from… More »

By: Miles Bowe / October 22, 2013

Sky Ferreira & DIIV’s Zachary Cole Smith Arrested

DIIV frontman Zachary Cole Smith may be taking this whole Kurt Cobain fetishization a little bit too far. The Daily Freeman reports that Smith and his girlfriend and frequent collaborator Sky Ferreira were both arrested in Saugerties, New York on Friday night. The charges were all misdemeanors, but Smith had "plastic bag containing 42… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 16, 2013

Captured Tracks Five-Year Anniversary Festival @ The Well, Brooklyn, NY 8/31/13 & 9/1/13

Over the past five years, Brooklyn indie label Captured Tracks has delivered a meticulously curated output, from superstars-in-their-own-right DIIV, Wild Nothing, Beach Fossils, and Mac DeMarco to reissues of '80s UK indie pop luminaries like the Cleaners From Venus and the Wake with a legion of other artists in between. So it was more tha… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / September 3, 2013

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week is a new column that will highlight the tunes the Stereogum staff found to be the foremost music of the past seven days. The primary qualification for eligibility is that a song is new to us and can be heard online, so even if it only exists a… More »

By: Stereogum / June 21, 2013

Watch DIIV Rehearse New Song “Dust”

Social media commercials and high fashion modeling will not keep DIIV away from doing what they do best -- making music. On Tumblr they've posted a rehearsal video and lyrics for new song "Dust," which they'll perform along with a few other new tunes as they tour internationally this summer. The post… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / June 20, 2013

Watch DIIV, Sky Ferreira, Trash Talk, Charli XCX In A Myspace Commercial

The Justin Timberlake-co-owned new Myspace apparently launched today, despite the fact that registration has already been opened to the public and the editorial has been delivering a lot of content. For today's official opening ceremony, the site has released two commercials directed by photographer Ryan McGinley. The ads feature a ton of musicians partying, like… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / June 12, 2013

DIIV’s Zachary Cole Smith Models For Saint Laurent Paris

Earlier this year, Beck was the face of new Yves Saint Laurent campaign. The photos were styled and shot by YSL designer Hedi Slimane, who has since enlisted artists like Christopher Owens, Ariel Pink, and Daft Punk, among others to model for the label, which has been renamed Saint Laurent Paris. DIIV's Zachary Cole… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / May 29, 2013

Coachella 2013 Weekend 2: Sunday’s 5 Best Things

The common refrain about Coachella dictates: "It's not about the music, man, it's about the festival experience." With the dance/sex tents in full swing, dozens of corporate-sponsored hideaways at every corner offering shade and mild distraction in exchange for a few minutes of direct advertising access to your brain, and the untamed wilderness of the… More »

By: Aaron Lariviere / April 22, 2013

Photos: How to destroy angels_, DIIV @ Golden State Theatre, Monterey 4/17/13

Trent Reznor is a busy man these days. Along with a new Nine Inch Nails line-up hitting the festival circuit this year, Reznor is playing some dates with his band How to destroy angels_ which features fellow Nine Inch Nails member Alessandro Cortini, co-conspirator/producer Atticus Ross, Mariqueen Maandig, and creative director for Nine Inch Nail… More »

By: Andrew Youssef / April 18, 2013

Coachella 2013 Sunday: Wu-Tang Clan, Grimes, Jessie Ware, & More

SpaceGhostPurrp doesn't really scream Sunday brunch hour entertainment, but he and his crew Raider Klan were one of the acts to kick off Day 3 of Coachella. Yet, he, Key Nyata, and the whole lot of them sold the kind of menace that is better suited for a dark club than beaming sun rays and… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / April 15, 2013

DIIV: “Fuck SXSW”

Brooklyn dream-poppers DIIV are among the many, many buzzed-about bands playing about 52 shows apiece in Austin this week for SXSW. And they're probably not the only ones who aren't happy about this experience. They are, however, probably the most prominent band to come out publicly this year and say how much they hate it,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 15, 2013
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