DIIV is an American rock band from Brooklyn, New York City, formed in 2011.
The band consists of Zachary Cole Smith (vocals, guitar), Andrew Bailey (guitar), Colin Caulfield (bass, keyboards, guitar, vocals) and Ben Newman (drums).
Initially called Dive, the band started as Smith’s solo recording project. After releasing three singles—_Sometime_, Human and Geist —on Captured Tracks, DIIV released its debut studio album Oshin in June 2012.
On lists of the top 50 albums of 2012, Oshin was listed 22nd by Stereogum and 40th by Pitchfork.
DIIV supported English band The Vaccines on their UK tour during November 2012. They also supported the Canadian duo Japandroids on their East Coast US tour in November–December 2012.
In 2016, the band released its second studio album Is the Is Are after a lengthy and troubled gestation period. The album debuted at number 81 on the US Billboard 200.
In October 2019, DIIV’s third album Deceiver was released on Captured Tracks.