New issue! Announcing DIY’s Class of 2020, featuring Dry Cleaning, Squid, Beabadoobee & loads more

​Announcing DIY’s Class of 2020, featuring Dry Cleaning, Squid, Beabadoobee & loads more
Photo: Ed Miles

The new issue - showing off the list of the acts we’ll be tipping for greatness this year - is out this Friday (6th December).

It’s that time of the year again, dear readers! Just before we wind down and start surviving solely on more Celebrations and prosecco than you can shake a candy cane at, it’s time to release our new double issue, and take a look ahead to the all the new artists that are heading our way next year!

Every December, we introduce the acts that we truly believe are set for massive things the following year. With alumni including Wolf Alice, George Ezra, Royal Blood, Fontaines DC, slowthai and more, we’d say we’re pretty good at this sort of thing, and so without further ado, get ready to dive into our feast of new talent, the Class Of 2020!

Our December 2019 / January 2020 issue of DIY is out this Friday (6th December), and includes the likes of Dry Cleaning, Squid, Beabadoobee, girl in red, Do Nothing and loads more.

Other acts being served in our buffet of musical goodness include Talk Show, Arlo Parks, Working Men’s Club, Nasty Cherry, Biig Piig, Alfie Templeman, Another Sky and Walt Disco, as well as a few extra hors d’oeuvres for good measure.

And that’s not all: elsewhere in the issue, we catch up with some of our old favourites to chat about the new music they’re planning to unleash in 2020. From The Magic Gang to Creeper, Soccer Mommy to Declan McKenna, there’s loads to get stuck into.

Fancy getting your hands on a copy? Pre-order the issue below and get it on your doorstep by the time it hits shelves across the country!

And don’t forget - we’ll be throwing a big ol’ party to celebrate down at House of Vans London on Friday, too, featuring performances from Do Nothing, Talk Show and Walt Disco, as well as BIMM alumni Luna Bay. Grab the last few tickets now!

As featured in the December 2019/ January 2020 issue of DIY, out now at stockists across the UK. Alternatively, read below, get a copy sent to your door, or subscribe for a full year.


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