Successfully bedded into a bean bag? Finished licking that crisp packet? Good – now listen carefully. Alt-J are September’s DIY coverstars, and they’ve been given tins of paint, some triangles and anything else they can get their free hands on.
This month’s cover feature brings together Big Topics like Gary Barlow and the Illuminati, all while whittling down to the all important subject: The madness behind Alt-J’s second album, ‘This Is All Yours’.
Elsewhere in the new DIY, you’ll find features on the long-awaited, triumphant return of DFA 1979. They’re battling it out with another thrashing duo, Royal Blood. Also inside: Perfume Genius finds his inner scream with new album ‘Too Bright’, and JAWS detail what it’s like to fight past the perils of being a hype band.
Neu tips exciting new music from Shura and Vaults, while in reviews, we deliver verdicts on new releases from DFA 1979 and Gerard Way, both of which are absolute giants.
Plus, it’s Transgressive Records’ birthday, and to celebrate DIY’s been given an insight into their remarkable first ten years.
DIY’s September issue is free from all our usual stockists. Order a physical copy with a DIY tote bag below if you’re not near a stockist or if you’re outside of the UK. Read more on diymag.com.