Ditching the ukulele in favour of a broader, more diverse palette, mxmtoon is expanding both sonically and personally on second LP "rising'.
On third album "Waterslide, Diving Board, Ladder To The Sky', Porridge Radio have stretched their ambitions and emotions to the extreme.
After years of having their cutting messages ignored by the wider industry, Bob Vylan are more than content to forge their own path. Now, with the release of their second album, it's paying off:
After years behind the scenes, GRACEY is stepping into the spotlight and ready to rival Robyn for the sad banger crown.
With her long-awaited debut "Three Dimensions Deep', Amber Mark is journeying through the cosmos in search of a higher plane.
Darkest Before The Dawn: Biffy Clyro
Riled up and ready to go, Biffy Clyro have spent the year since ‘A Celebration of Endings’ banding together more than ever. Enter, Album Nine…
Don’t Fight It, Feel It: Easy Life
From selling jacket potatoes to fronting the UK’s biggest cult band, Easy Life's Murray Matravers has taken an unusual route to the top. Debut ‘life’s a beach’ proves it was worth the wait.
DIY’s May 2021 issue - feat. Easy Life, Squid, The Vaccines & more - is out now!
Our new issue also features Jessie Ware, Iceage, Biig Piig, Paris Texas and loads more.
Class of 2021: Jelani Blackman
Leaning into his strengths, and putting succinct stories to the fore, the West London rapper is refusing to give in to labels.
Class of 2021: Phoebe Green
Successfully transitioning from self-conscious teen to a twenty-something with her shit somewhat more together, flame-haired Mancunian Phoebe Green is documenting the journey with panache.
Dream A Little Dream: Ryan Beatty
From uploading songs to YouTube to being hailed as one of pop’s most promising new prodigies, Ryan Beatty is forging his own unique path and he’s not looking back.
Girl On Fire: Beabadoobee
Skyrocketing to fame over a rollercoaster last few years, Beabadoobee is now gearing up to release her highly anticipated debut album ‘Fake It Flowers’, and she’s not holding anything back.
The October issue of DIY - feat. Beabadoobee, Royal Blood, Arlo Parks & more - is out now!
Our latest issue also features chats with Matt Berninger, Working Men's Club, Goat Girl and loads more.
The Man Who Fell To Earth: Declan McKenna
Pulling influence from his ‘70s heroes, space, the internet and beyond, Declan McKenna’s second album ‘Zeros’ finds him all grown up and ready do whatever the fuck he wants.
Live. Laugh. Lauv.
With debut album ‘~how i’m feeling~’ the man behind all your favourite radio bangers is finally stepping out into the spotlight. But is pop’s worst kept secret ready to become its newest frontrunner?
Biffy Clyro: Holding Out For A Change
Born in reaction to conflicts both political and personal, ‘A Celebration of Endings’ may sound like it's defined by the present day's gloom; in fact, it’s more a guiding light towards the future.
Anna Calvi talks ‘Hunter’: “I wanted to capture a combination of beauty and ugliness”
No stranger to being shortlisted for the Hyundai Mercury Prize, she talks us through her visceral third album.
Dirty Dancing: Christine & The Queens
After a meteoric rise following the release of her debut album, Héloïse Letissier is back with its slick and sexy follow-up, and she’s out to prove one thing: nobody puts Chris in the corner.
Let Us Prey: Anna Calvi
Anna Calvi’s third album ‘Hunter’ finds her rawer and realer than ever before.
Listen up: Let’s Eat Grandma
Returning with the spellbinding pop of second album ‘I’m All Ears’, Let’s Eat Grandma are evolving, accentuating their differences, and entering a whole new world.