DIIV Premiere "The Spark" Music Video // LOUDER

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Exclusive: Los Angeles-based grunge/shoegaze band DIIV share video for their new single The Spark - taken from the album Deceiver

Los Angeles-based grunge/shoegaze outfit DIIV have released the video for their new single The Spark exclusively with Louder. 

The track features on vocalist and guitarist Zachary Cole Smith, guitarist Andrew Bailey, bassist Colin Caulfield and drummer Ben Newman’s third album Deceiver, which launched in October last year through Captured Tracks. 

The promo was animated and edited by Ruff Mercy and is the only love song on the album, with Cole Smith's fiancée Dani also appearing in the video. 

Helms Alee European Tour 2020

Helms Alee announce their 2020 headlining EU/UK tour in support of "Noctiluca". Tickets and more at helmsalee.net 

APR 16 Tilburg, NL @ Roadburn Festival 
APR 17 Milton Keynes, UK @ The Craufurd Arms 
APR 18 Glasgow, UK @…

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DIIV "Skin Game" Music Video Premiere

DIIV have just released a new music video for "Skin Game" and will be embarking on a West Coast tour of the USA this week with dates in the UK to follow! All tickets available HERE.

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The universal vibrations of Earth: an interview with Dylan Carlson // NMTH


The universal vibrations of Earth: an interview with Dylan Carlson

Full interview via Never Mind The Hype

The 13th edition of Le Guess Who? Festival is coming up, featuring many wonderful artists with ringing names. One of those is the American band Earth. Originally the band hails from Seattle, the birthplace of grunge, where main man Dylan Carlson has many friends, including the late Kurt Cobain. But Carlson chose a different musical path than his fellow Seattleites with Earth, he chose drone. 

Carlson is often called the father of drone metal. Not a moniker he would pick, but one he gratefully accepts. Currently, as we talk over Skype with a bunch of disruptions on the line as friends try to reach him, he is staying in Los Angeles. For the film soundtrack he is making, but also because he will be moving there in December. It’s a lot more sunny in L.A. he concurs: “It’s way warmer up here, nicer weather for sure!”, he chuckles. 

We talk about the new album, Full Upon Her Burning Lips, which recently came out. But also about his solo record Conquistador, on which he collaborated with Emma Ruth Rundle. And Bagpipes. And Le Guess Who?, obviously.