Brooklyn based shoegazers DIIV are gearing up to the release of their second album, Is The Is Are, a 17 song double album out this Friday (5th Feb) via Captured Tracks. Ahead of that, the follow up to critically acclaimed debut Oshin,they’ve announced a mammoth European tour this Spring taking in a handful of dates in the UK, including an already sold out show at Heaven in London.

The Brooklyn based band are already famed for their live set, but spent much of 2015 homing their set still further across the USA alongside No Joy and Sunflower Beam. Keep an eye right here on Backseat Mafia for our album review, due soon.

Full dates are:

March

17 – 02 Institute, Birmingham
18 – Heaven, London
19 – Rock City, Nottingham
20 – Gorilla, Manchester
21 – Plug, Sheffield
22 – Belgrave, Leeds
24 – SWG3 Glasgow
25 – Bongo Club, Edinburgh
26 – Riverside, Newcastle
27 – Arts Club, Liverpool
28 – Haunt, Brighton
30 – Gebaude 9, Cologne
31 – Lido, Berlin

April

1 – Orangehouse, Munich
2 – Mascotte, Zurich
3 – Magnolia, Milan
6 – La Fleche D’Or – Paris
7 – Botanique, Brussels
9 – Rotondes, Luxembourg
10 – Uebel & Gefaehrlich, Hamburg
11 – Paradiso, Amsterdam

Pre-order here:
https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/is-the-is-are/id1055180019