Diet Cig

Diet Cig – “Link In Bio”

Diet Cig are releasing their debut full-length, Swear I'm Good At This, in a few weeks. They've already shared two tracks from it -- "Tummy
James Rettig | March 23, 2017 - 10:28 am

Artist Portraits From SXSW 2017

A lot of bands descend upon Austin for SXSW every year, and this year a lot of those bands rolled through the Mazda Studio At…
Stereogum | March 20, 2017 - 5:01 pm


Diet Cig – “Barf Day”

We don't become someone else when we grow up, we just learn to mask the parts of ourselves that become socially shunned once we're old…
Pranav Trewn | March 1, 2017 - 2:02 pm

Diet Cig – “Tummy Ache” Video

Glitter, snacks, and rock 'n' roll: the hallmarks of Diet Cig's video for recent single "Tummy Ache." The clip stars a cast of young female…
Kim Ilkowski | February 21, 2017 - 3:24 pm

Diet Cig – “Tummy Ache”

Diet Cig earned our Band To Watch designation by virtue of their charmingly approachable and insightful rudimentary songcraft and their infectious live presence, exemplified on…
Chris DeVille | January 12, 2017 - 9:30 am

Stereogum x Exploding In Sound’s Austin Invasion 2016 Yearbook

Congratulations to the SXSW Class of 2016! We made it! In this, the second year of our Stereogum x Exploding In Sound Austin Invasion, we…
Gabriela Tully Claymore & James Rettig | March 21, 2016 - 1:01 pm

SXSW Band To Watch: Diet Cig

Ahead of South By Southwest, Stereogum is highlighting a handful of our Band To Watch alumni who have busy schedules at this year's festival. If
Chris DeVille | March 15, 2016 - 10:34 am

Stereogum x Exploding In Sound’s Austin Invasion @ SXSW 2016 Lineup

Later this month Stereogum will return to Austin, TX to present a free all-day-and-night rock showcase at The Hole In The Wall. For the second…
Scott Lapatine | March 1, 2016 - 11:56 am

2015 In Review

25 Great EPs From 2015

There are a couple of reasons this year has seen the release of so many great EPs: cheaper recording technology, easier distribution methods, the death…
James Rettig | December 2, 2015 - 11:00 am


Stereogum’s 50 Best New Bands Of 2015

Stereogum's Best New Bands list is back! After taking off last year, today we return with a rundown of the artists that have spent the…
Stereogum | October 22, 2015 - 10:00 am

NBC Nightly News Reports On The Cassette Revival

Compared to the vinyl revival, the cassette revival is a mere blip on the radar: A bunch of underground bands putting out small-run EPs on…
Tom Breihan | October 5, 2015 - 9:22 am

Diet Cig – “Sleep Talk” Video

Band To Watch Diet Cig are one of my favorite new bands of 2015. Their chirpy, smart twee-pop is filled with just enough cutting one-liners…
Caitlin White | September 18, 2015 - 12:11 pm

Diet Cig – “Dinner Date” Video

All of Diet Cig's songs feel born out of a lot of frustration. They make you want to punch a wall, they make you want…
James Rettig | August 28, 2015 - 11:16 am

Diet Cig – “Dinner Date”

"And you know I'm scared / Like a third grader on a triple dog dare," Alex Luciano sings on Diet Cig's latest rebellion-pop song "Dinner…
Caitlin White | August 19, 2015 - 11:31 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

So how are you guys enjoying your inaugural Global Release Friday? It's pretty great, huh? Look, we all needed this. Tuesdays already had so much…
Stereogum | July 10, 2015 - 5:08 pm