Contributor Pooneh Ghana

Through The Wires: BODEGA

Through The Wires: BODEGA

Idiosyncratic New York band BODEGA’s second album, ‘Broken Equipment’, offsets a healthy scepticism of technology with a distinctly human edge.

March 17, 2022 1:25pm

DIY's Best Photos of 2021

DIY’s Best Photos of 2021

The story of the most stunning images in the magazine from across the year, told by the snappers themselves.

December 21, 2021 11:00am

Empire State of Mind: IDLES

Empire State of Mind: IDLES

With fourth album ‘CRAWLER’ making sonic and lyrical leaps forward, we join IDLES in New York to watch its visceral message unfurl firsthand…

November 16, 2021 3:30pm

Steady As She Goes: Courtney Barnett

Steady As She Goes: Courtney Barnett

A slower pace and more than a little self-reflection paved the way for ‘Things Take Time, Take Time’: a third album that finds Courtney Barnett shedding the cynicism and making room for joy.

November 8, 2021 3:00pm

Alive & Kicking: Parquet Courts

Alive & Kicking: Parquet Courts

What do you do when you’re heading into your 7th album and 2nd decade as a band? If you’re Parquet Courts, then you go out clubbing, take a load of psychedelics and carry on your sweet contrarian way.

October 19, 2021 12:00pm

Kick Out The Jams: Chubby and the Gang

Kick Out The Jams: Chubby and the Gang

London hardcore quintet Chubby and the Gang aren’t here to play pretty, but their no-nonsense onslaught is finding them more admirers by the day.

August 23, 2021 1:53pm

Jersey Boy: Bleachers' Jack Antonoff

Jersey Boy: BleachersJack Antonoff

Stepping out from behind the production desk and back behind the mic for the newest Bleachers album, we meet the most in-demand man in pop to find out how it all went so right.

August 6, 2021 3:00pm

Wolf Alice: Full Throttle

Wolf Alice: Full Throttle

With ‘Blue Weekend’, Wolf Alice are proving that the best bands don’t always have to shout the loudest. Their finest work yet, DIY dives deep into the joy of getting comfortable with your own voice…

June 4, 2021 3:30pm

Everyday Madness: Dry Cleaning

Everyday Madness: Dry Cleaning

Finding beauty in the banal, and documenting life through a curious eye, Dry Cleaning’s debut finds the London band cementing their singular perspective - and upping the sonic ante along the way.

April 13, 2021 4:01pm

Divine Intervention: Angel Olsen

Divine Intervention: Angel Olsen

For her new opus, ‘Whole New Mess’ finds Angel Olsen looking to the future but reaching back to the past, to an emotionally-purging set of recordings that would lead the singer to her rawest work yet.

August 7, 2020 3:00pm

Non-Stop: Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard

Non-Stop: Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard

Approved by legends like Iggy Pop and Michael Sheen, this Cardiff quartet are going with their gut, and revelling in a bit of good, old fashioned glam-rock fun.

July 9, 2020 10:00am

Mysterious Visions: Sorry

Mysterious Visions: Sorry

Sorry have spent the last few years creating their own blueprint. With the release of debut ‘925’, they might be plugging into the machine, but they’re still charging it with the same wayward energy.

March 23, 2020 3:11pm

In The Studio: Fontaines DC

In The Studio: Fontaines DC

The breakthrough band of 2019 show no signs of relenting, and have already finished work on a “dreamier” second effort that tries to make sense of their whirlwind year.

March 17, 2020 3:32pm