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WATCH: DIIV Builds An Army in Video For “Doused,” Announces European Tour Dates

By Staff on September 7, 2012

 

WATCH: DIIV Builds An Army in Video For “Doused,” Announces European Tour Dates

Last time we checked in on Cole Smith aka DIIV, he was cooking up a batch of explosive drugs in "How Long Have You Known?" in anticipation of the release of his debut album Oshin. Now that the album is out (and truly rocks) DIIV can truly bring his sound to the masses which is exactly what he does in his new music video for "Doused."

The new video which was directed by Ian Perlman and Smith himself, intercuts footage of a frenzied crowd at an intimate DIIV show with vignettes of Smith building model airplanes, assembling army men and running in the street. We can only imagine how tired he was after a few takes of him sprinting with axe around his neck! You can watch the entire video which Rolling Stone premiered below, and make sure to pick up your tickets for FILTER's Culture Collide festival next month to see Smith and co in action. Check out all of DIIV's upcoming tour dates after the video.

 

DIIV Tour Dates

September

05 Great American Music Hall- San Francisco, CA *
07 Venue- Vancouver, BC *
07 Biltmore Cabaret- Vancouver, BC *
08 Music Fest Northwest- Portland, OR *
09 Neumos- Seattle, WA *
12  Larimer Lounge- Denver, CO *
13 Jackpot Music Hall- Lawrence, KS *
14  The Sandbox- Omaha, NE *
15 Triple Rock Social Club- Minneapolis, MN *
16 Empty Bottle- Chicago, IL *
17 Magic Stick- Detroit, MI *
18 The Great Hall- Toronto, ON *
19 Ill Motore- Montreal, QC *
20 Brighton Music Hall- Boston, MA *
24 Union Transfer- Philadelphia, PA *
25 Rock and Roll Hotel- Washington, DC *
26 The Southern- Charlottesville, VA *
27 Grey Eagle- Asheville, NC *
28 Exit In- Nashville, TN *
29 529- Atlanta, GA *

October

01 Warren Wilson College- Swannanoa, NC
06 INDEX Festival- Deep Ellum, TX
09 Echoplex- Los Angeles

November

01 Pitchfork Paris Festival- Paris, France
02 The Rewire Festival- The Hague, Netherlands
03 Iceland Airwaves- Reykjavik, Iceland
05 Kuudes Linja- Helsinki, Finland
07 John Dee- Oslo, Norway
08  Debaser Slussen- Stockholm, Sweden
09  Loppen- Copenhagen, Denmark
10  Molotow- Hamburg, Germany
11 Bi Nuu- Berlin, Germany
12 Gebaude 9- Cologne, Germany
13 De Kreun- Kortrijk, Belgium
14 The Garage- London, UK
15 Plymouth Pavillions- Plymouth, UK #
17 Alexandra Palace- London, UK #
19  De Montfort Hall- Leicester, UK #
20 Deaf Institute- Manchester, UK
21 The Apollo- Manchester, UK #
22 Liverpool University- Liverpool, UK #
23  Doncaster Dome- Doncaster, UK #
25 02 Academy- Glasgow, UK #
26 02 Academy- Glasgow, UK #
27 02 Academy Newcastle- Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK #
28 Brudenell Social Club- Leeds, UK^
29 02 Academy- Birmingham, UK #
30 02 Academy Bournemouth- Bournemouth, UK #

December

01 Autumn Falls Festival @ AB- Brussels, Belgium
02 Le Guess Who Festival- Utrecht, Netherlands

* w/ Wild Nothing

# w/ The Vaccines

^ w/ The Raveonettes

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