In the magazine August 2018

With Slaves, IDLES, Anna Calvi, Metronomy and more.

There’s a change happening in British punk music right now. Trading out machismo and bullishness for sensitivity and a desire for dialogue and connection, Slaves and IDLES are leading the charge of bands rewriting the script.

We invite the two bands, who both release brilliant new albums next month, to the special new August issue of DIY, with two covers for the occasion. It’s available to pick up from our beloved stockists, read online for free and order from our online shop.

The pair are joined in the new issue of the mag by Anna Calvi, who’s embracing lust and intensity on the revelationary ‘Hunter’, Our Girl, whose textured debut album ‘Stranger Today’ sees them truly arrive as a force to be reckon with, and Spring King, who are beefed up and ready to go again on LP2 ‘A Better Life’.

Metronomy are also in the new issue, talking the follow-up to ‘Summer ‘08’, which has some, let’s say, unexpected influences. The Gaslight Anthem get our Hall of Fame treatment for their rustic epic ‘The ‘59 Sound’. while in Neu we profile Calpurnia, Westerman and new Palma Violets offshoot Gently Tender.

It’s absolutely jam-packed, basically. Order a copy (or subscribe!) below.

November 2022

November 2022

Featuring Young Fathers, Big Joanie, Connie Constance and more!

October 2022

October 2022

Featuring, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Big Moon, Sorry, Mykki Blanco and more!

September 2022

September 2022

Featuring Carly Rae Jepsen, Mura Masa, Jockstrap, Flohio and more

August 2022

August 2022

Featuring Bimini, Phoebe Green, Easy Life, The Big Moon and more.

July 2022

July 2022

Also featuring Maggie Rogers, Hayley Kiyoko, George Ezra, Viagra Boys and more!

June 2022

June 2022

Also featuring Foals, mxmtoon, Moonchild Sanelly, MUNA and loads more!

May 2022

May 2022

Featuring Jamie T, Sunflower Bean, Bloc Party, Warpaint and loads more.