Brooklyn’s own DIVE, of whom we are avowed fans, has announced today that they are now called DIIV. Frontman Zachary Cole Smith says that the name change comes “out of respect” for the German industrial band of the same name (you can read more of his comments over at Pitchfork). Coincidentally, another single from their forthcoming album Oshin dropped today, and by all indications it’s just as good as the other two singles we’ve heard thus far.
Check out “Doused” below and look out for Oshin due out June 26th on Captured Tracks.
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