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Listen: DIANA - “What You Get”

Familiar Touch Due Out November 18

Nov 03, 2016

Back in 2013 Canadian band DIANA successfully built on the buzz of their acclaimed 2012 single "Born Again" with their debut album, Perpetual Surrender, released on Jagjaguwar. More

DIANA Announce New Album, Share “Confession”

Familiar Touch Due Out November 18

Sep 23, 2016

Back in 2013 Canadian band DIANA successfully built on the buzz of their acclaimed 2012 single "Born Again" with their debut album, Perpetual Surrender, released on Jagjaguwar.  More

Watch: DIANA –“Strange Attraction”

Perpetual Surrender is Out Now On Paper Bag Records

Apr 22, 2014

DIANA, who released one of the best pop albums of last year, returns with a video for Perpetual Surrender cut, “Strange Attraction.”  More

Nov 25, 2013

The sixth annual Le Guess Who? festival kicks off November 28 in Utrecht, Netherlands. With shows scattered in venues around the city, it’s an ideal way to take in the Netherlands while experiencing music from across the world and genre spectrum. (Sweaty festival tents—who needs ‘em?)

Stream New Albums By Porcelain Raft, DIANA, Braids, and More

Including Pure Bathing Culture, White Hills, and Larry Gus

Aug 15, 2013

Several new albums are streaming in advance of their release next week.  More

Aug 01, 2013

Poised to release their full-length debut Perpetual Surrender later this month on Aug. 20, Toronto-based quartet DIANA have shared a special remix of their LP's title track by none other than Four Tet. More

Watch: DIANA – “Perpetual Surrender” Video

Debut Album out August 20 Via JAJAGWAR

Jul 10, 2013

Check out the video for “Perpetual Surrender,” the title cut form DIANA’s debut full-length.  More

May 08, 2013

Hazy AM pop purveyors DIANA have joined the family at Jagjaguwar.  More

Greetings From DIANA at Under the Radar’s SXSW 2013 Parties

Checking in From Flamingo Cantina in Austin, Texas

Mar 16, 2013

DIANA checked in from day 1 of the Under the Radar SXSW Party in Austin, Texas. More

Premiere: DIANA Mixtape

Set to Perform at Under the Radar’s First Day of SXSW Parties

Mar 10, 2013

Ahead of our three free SXSW day parties, we asked a few of the bands performing to participate in our mixtape project. DIANA responded to our plea.  More

DIANA – Under the Radar’s SXSW Party Spotlight

Playing Under the Radar's First SXSW 2013 Party, Wednesday, March 13 at Flamingo Cantina

Mar 06, 2013

On March 13 Under the Radar will host the first of three free day parties. Leading up to the event we're letting you know about each artist playing. Today we're spotlighting DIANA. More

Under the Radar Announces Three SXSW Day Parties Featuring Surfer Blood, DIIV, Small Black, and more

Also Performing: Shout Out Louds, Foxygen, Marnie Stern, Doldrums, Caveman, Young Galaxy, Girls Names, IO Echo, Mister Lies, Young Dreams, and more

Mar 06, 2013

Under the Radar magazine is excited to reveal the full lineups, poster, and set times for its three SXSW 2013 day parties, taking place on Wednesday March 13, Thursday March 14, and Friday March 15. Featured performers include Surfer Blood, DIIV, Small BlackShout Out LoudsFoxygenPoolside, Young Galaxy, Marnie Stern, Doldrums, Caveman, Girls Names, IO Echo, Mister Lies, Young Dreams, and more. More

Listen: DIANA - “Born Again remixes” MP3

Doldrums, Heathered Pearls, and Luke Lalonde Get in on the Action

Feb 08, 2013

We’ve fallen hard for DIANA’s hazy disco-lite single “Born Again.”  More


Interviews

DIANA

Smooth Operators

Jun 21, 2013

Carmen Elle, Paul Mathew, Kieran Adams, and Joseph Shabason, the Toronto-based musicians who perform as DIANA, count their parents among their most ardent supporters. But it might be a stretch to say that they're big fans of their children's abstracted soft rock. More


Reviews

Familiar Touch

Familiar Touch

Culvert Music

Dec 13, 2016

Familiar Touch, the sophomore album from Toronto band DIANA, sounds familiar. Its shadowy '80s inspired synth-pop style, which wavers between energetic and sullen, is in-line with the throwback sound that has submerged contemporary pop music.  More

Perpetual Surrender

Perpetual Surrender

Jagjaguwar

Aug 19, 2013

After releasing their debut single "Born Again" in 2012, DIANA (Carmen Elle, Paul Mathew, Kieran Adams, and Joseph Shabason) got slapped with the descriptor "indie Sade," which is as good a place as any to start describing their impeccably-constructed tunes. More

Under the Radar SXSW Party Recap: DIIV, Small Black, Poolside, Shout Out Louds and More

March 15th, 2013

Mar 26, 2013

I didn’t get to see everything I wanted to at Under the Radar’s seventh annual SXSW party. (Like any good hostess, I found myself often forgoing the entertainment to make sure no one went thirsty.) However, I was able to see a large handful of favorites (old and new) including: DIANABig Black DeltaShout Out LoudsYoung DreamsGold & YouthYoung GalaxyPoolsideDIIVDan Croll, NZCA/LINES, IO Echo, and Small Black. More