Count us among those excited about the debut album from DIIV, side project of Beach Fossils guitarist Zachary Cole Smith. His gauzy dream pop is a striking combination of Echo And The Bunnymen melody and Slowdive style dynamics.
After a run of singles and a cool DIY video for “How Long Have You Known?”, debut full length Oshin arrives next week on Captured Tracks. It definitely maintains a mood throughout, with instrumental interludes leading off each “side.” The darkness of the title track and the jangle of “Follow” jump out to me, but what do you think?
Have a listen to the full album and download non-album track “Geist” below: