Contributor Stephen Ackroyd
Panic! At The Disco to headline Slam Dunk Festival 2016
The event’s midlands leg is also moving to the Birmingham NEC as part of its 10th anniversary celebrations.
November 25, 2015 9:21am
Swim Deep - Mothers
Dangerous gambles that all pay out.
October 2, 2015 10:00am
Wake up: Looking back on Arcade Fire’s ‘Funeral’
A monthly place to celebrate the very best albums released during DIY’s lifetime; the next inductee into our Hall of Fame is…
September 30, 2015 10:00am
Chvrches - Every Open Eye
‘Every Open Eye’ is a second album even better than the first.
September 25, 2015 8:39am
Against Me! feel right at home on the Reading main stage
“We stand against all the things that punk rock should stand against.”
August 30, 2015 5:29pm
PVRIS pack out The Pit at Reading 2015
Every year a band packs out a small tent before going to headline the whole damn thing. This year, it could well be PVRIS.
August 30, 2015 11:23am
Charli XCX breaks the rules at Reading 2015
Pop stars and Reading don’t mix? Charli XCX isn’t your average pop star.
August 30, 2015 10:37am
Check out ‘Terrence Loves You’, Lana Del Rey’s favourite track from new album ‘Honeymoon’
The latest cut from Lana’s new album is streaming online now.
August 21, 2015 5:35am
A silver lining: Looking back on LCD Soundsystem’s ‘Sound of Silver’
James Murphy’s perfect second album is the latest inductee into DIY’s Hall of Fame.
August 20, 2015 10:00am
Charli XCX debuts sludgy new track ‘Mow That Lawn’
Is there anything she can’t do? (Answer: almost certainly not.)
July 19, 2015 8:56pm
Laura Marling issues ‘Director’s Cut’ of ‘Short Movie’, debuts full band version of ‘I Feel Your Love’
The new version of her most recent record features two reworked tracks, and two extra b-sides.
July 19, 2015 5:41pm
Prides plunder their pop instincts at Latitude 2015
The pop magpies bring euphoria to the Lake Stage.
July 18, 2015 9:46pm
Drenge turn the volume up at Latitude 2015
Robust, direct, and ready for a riot, there’s no band better to wake Latitude up from a Saturday morning slumber.
July 18, 2015 2:30pm
Alt-J close Day One of Latitude 2015
Alt-J flourish within their own slightly weird world.
July 17, 2015 11:00pm
Zane Lowe’s first Beats 1 show, reviewed: “There’s nobody on the planet who does event radio better”
From Spring King to Bully, Zane’s Apple Music debut is a global trip that makes use of “old tricks”.
June 30, 2015 7:32pm
Wolf Alice enter the UK Album Charts at Number 2
‘My Love Is Cool’ misses out by just 528 sales to Florence + the Machine.
June 28, 2015 6:35pm
Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’ to stream via Apple Music
The new service will be the first to stream Swift’s latest album, following their recent change in policy about artist payments.
June 25, 2015 4:34pm
Courtney Love’s Uber is being attacked with “metal bats” in Paris strike
“They’ve ambushed our car and are holding our driver hostage”, Love tweeted.
June 25, 2015 11:57am
Wolf Alice - My Love Is Cool
The flag waving spearhead for a whole bunch of young British bands.
June 19, 2015 4:00pm
Florence + The Machine announced as Foo Fighters’ replacement in Glastonbury 2015 headline slot
Florence moves up the bill after Dave Grohl’s broken leg rules out the Foos.
June 17, 2015 12:12pm