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Diving in with both feet

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  • Newspaper section: Brunch
  • Writer: Chanun Poomsawai
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The Brooklyn indie four-piece fully embraces lo-fi post-punk nostalgia and let their instruments do the talking on their stellar debut album, 'Oshin' 


If you were among the few hundred people at the Beach Fossils show in Bangkok last year, then you probably don't need an introduction to DIIV, a side project-turned-full-fledged-band of Beach Fossils' guitarist Zachary Cole Smith. For the uninitiated, however, DIIV began in the confines of Smith's bedroom before growing to a full band comprising Andrew Bailey (guitar), Devin Ruben Perez (bass) and Colby Hewitt (drums). Formerly called Dive, the band changed its name to DIIV to avoid being confused with a Belgian band of the same name.

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