Free Music Friday (Belated Edition)! DIIV - "Doused"

DIIV (formerly DIVE) is the new nom-de-plume of Z. Cole Smith, musical provocateur and front-man of an atmospheric and autumnally-charged new Brooklyn four-piece. Regarding the name, Cole had this to say:

"DIVE becomes DIIV. Out of respect for Dirk Ivins and the original Dive, this former DIVE has renamed itself. We've not been contacted by Dirk Ivins or his lawyers, but the short of it is that I don't really give a fuck what the band is called. I originated this project in a bedroom with no internet and didn't know if it would ever leave the bedroom. "DIVE", the word, was an element of what inspired the project in its genesis, but we've outgrown the name and its associations. The band is the same, the music is the same, the future will always be the same. A name is nothing."

STREAM: "Doused" - http://soundcloud.com/ctracksbk/diiv-doused-1
STREAM: "How Long Have You Known?" - http://soundcloud.com/wegetpress/dive-how-long-have-you-known
STREAM: "Bambi Slaughter (Kurt Cobain Cover)" - http://soundcloud.com/wegetpress/dive-covers-kurt-cobain-home/s-uzEMm

Recently inked to the uber-reliable Captured Tracks imprint, DIIV created instant vibrations in the blog-world with their impressionistic debut Sometime; finding it's way onto the esteemed pages of Pitchfork and Altered Zones a mere matter of weeks after the group's formation.

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