Contributor Ed Miles
Self Esteem: Bow Down Bitches
Rebecca Taylor has faced hurdles and taken left turns to get to where she is today. But on ‘Prioritise Pleasure’, the singer is channelling it all into a manifesto to live by.
July 9, 2021 2:00pm
The incredible Self Esteem is the cover star & guest editor of DIY’s July 2021 issue
Our July 2021 issue - which lands next Friday - also features Little Simz, Biffy Clyro, Laura Mvula and more.
July 2, 2021 2:00pm
The Eye Of The Storm: Royal Blood
On ‘Typhoons’, twice chart-topping rockers Royal Blood have filled their swaggering riffery with stories born of a time of huge personal change. “There’s no lines to read between,” explains Mike Kerr.
April 28, 2021 2:45pm
Phoenix from the Flames: slowthai
This time last year, slowthai’s name was in the headlines for all the wrong reasons. Now, on second LP ‘TYRON’, we find an artist facing his demons but coming out fighting.
February 12, 2021 12:14pm
Ground Control: Shame
When the perma-party around their breakthrough debut stopped, Shame had to look inwards and work out their next steps. In ‘Drunk Tank Pink’, however, they’ve turned them into massive strides forward.
February 8, 2021 11:23am
Girl To The Front: Pale Waves
On Pale Waves’ forthright second album, Heather Baron-Gracie is stepping up as the leader she’d always hinted she could be. ‘Who Am I?’ - the answer might be more complex than they first suggested.
February 5, 2021 3:00pm
Goat Girl, Pale Waves, Rico Nasty & slowthai are all on the cover of DIY’s February 2021 issue
Our first issue of the new year, in which we celebrate four of the bold voices standing their ground in 2021, is out now!
February 5, 2021 2:00pm
Phoebe Bridgers on 2020, Grammy nominations and making DIY’s Album of the Year
In a year of next to no live music and with a planet in turmoil, Phoebe’s second album ‘Punisher’ managed to cut through and embrace the chaos of 2020 and cement her as the voice of a new generation.
December 22, 2020 2:00pm
Love Is All You Need: IDLES
With ‘Ultra Mono’, IDLES’ message of community & compassion is ready to reach its biggest audience yet. But at the centre of their politicised punk is a core rooted in more personal mantras than ever.
September 4, 2020 1:00pm
DIY’s 100th issue - featuring IDLES, Chvrches, The Cribs & loads more - is out now!
This month’s bumper issue also features chats with Aluna, Metronomy, Nadia Rose, Mystery Jets and more.
September 4, 2020 12:00pm
IDLES are the cover stars of DIY’s 100th issue!
It’s the big one! Our September 2020 issue also features Chvrches, The Cribs, Aluna and loads more of DIY’s faves.
September 2, 2020 2:00pm
Phoebe Bridgers: Conversations With Friends
With her smart, self-deprecating take on indie-folk, Phoebe Bridgers has become one of the world’s most in-demand singer-songwriters. Who knew that being professionally sad could make you so happy?
June 8, 2020 2:30pm
Place Your Bets: Sports Team
Against all odds, Sports Team have gone from a word-of-mouth novelty to genuine contenders. Now, with debut ‘Deep Down Happy’, they’re aiming for the gold medal.
May 29, 2020 11:17am
Midnight Cowboy: Baxter Dury
To say Baxter Dury has lived a colourful life would be an understatement but heading into new LP ‘The Night Chancers’, we find a man embracing his lot with a grin and a healthy dose of ridiculousness.
March 20, 2020 10:43am
Sound & Vision: La Roux
2014’s ‘Trouble In Paradise’ may have proved an all-too-relevant title, but with new LP ‘Supervision’, La Roux’s Elly Jackson is striding out on her own and swearily taking back control.
February 7, 2020 1:18pm
Class of 2020: Dry Cleaning
Having gone from a bunch of mates making weird noise in a cupboard to one of the most hotly-tipped new groups in the country, Dry Cleaning are exactly the band we all need right now.
December 6, 2019 12:00pm
DIY’s Class of 2020 - featuring Dry Cleaning, Squid, Beabadoobee & more - issue is out now!
Our latest issue includes of new picks for next year, including Biig Piig, Do Nothing, Arlo Parks and loads more.
December 6, 2019 11:56am
The Well Of Souls: Girl Band
Two years ago, Girl Band cancelled their touring schedule and all but disappeared. Now, Dublin’s surrealist noiseniks are back with apocalyptic second record ‘The Talkies’.
September 27, 2019 10:42am
“It’s an honest album” - Fontaines DC reflect on their debut ‘Dogrel’
Turns out producer Dan Carey had already predicted their incendiary debut would be shortlisted for the Hyundai Mercury Prize.
September 18, 2019 2:00pm
Viva Forever: Metronomy
Having beaten to the sound of their own drum for over a decade, on sixth album ‘Metronomy Forever’, Joe Mount and his idiosyncratic cohorts are back and proving that anything still goes.
September 6, 2019 12:59pm