Diet Cig

Diet Cig Cancel Their Performance at Messiah College, Citing the School’s Discriminatory LGBT Policies

Twee-punk duo Diet Cig have cancelled their performance at Messiah College scheduled for next Wednesday, November 29. In a series of screenshots posted on Twitter,…
Rob Arcand / November 25, 2017

SXSW 2017 Gallery: SPIN Portraits with Danny Brown, Kelela, Mastodon, Lil Yachty, and More

For five days and nights at SXSW 2017, SPIN, VIBE and Stereogum hosted the Mazda Studio at Empire, featuring dozens of stand-out performances from established…
SPIN Staff / March 20, 2017

Diet Cig Talk Growing Up and Making Swear I’m Good at This

Diet Cig is the irreverent but hopelessly sincere duo of Alex Luciano, 21, and Noah Bowman, 24, who started making scrappy lo-fi music together after meeting…
Anna Gaca / March 20, 2017

SXSW 2017 Gallery: Behind the Scenes at Mazda Studio at Empire

From heavyweights Rick Ross and Mastodon to shining new artists like Vagabon and Diet Cig, the Mazda Studio at Empire was a hotbed of activity…
SPIN / March 20, 2017

SXSW 2017: Mastodon, Kelela, and More from SPIN’s Closing Day at Mazda Studio at Empire

It was the perfect storm of party convergence. SXSW, spring break and St. Patrick’s Day all collided on the final Friday of Austin’s annual music…
Scott T. Sterling / March 18, 2017

SPIN SXSW 2017 Showcases at Mazda Studio at Empire: Mastodon, Danny Brown, Lil Yachty, and More

SPIN, VIBE and Stereogum (in conjunction with Mazda) have united to celebrate artistry and innovation in music and technology at the 2017 SXSW conference in…
SPIN / March 7, 2017

New Music: Diet Cig – “Barf Day”

New Paltz twee-pop duo Diet Cig have released a new single off of their upcoming album Swear I’m Good At This today. It's angsty, but in a casual,…
Geena Kloeppel / March 1, 2017

SXSW 2016: The Five Best Things We Saw on Day One

Austin's 30th annual South by Southwest music festival kicked off on Tuesday, and though the bulk of the celebration has yet to arrive, its first day featured a…
SPIN Staff / March 16, 2016

Diet Cig Take a Green Screen Road Trip in ‘Sleep Talk’ Video

Diet Cig's latest wild and wooly collection of indie-pop/indie-punk bummer jams was just a 7-inch, but after sharing a goofy clip for "Dinner Date" a…
Colin Joyce / September 18, 2015

Diet Cig Slog Through a Painful ‘Dinner Date’ on New Track

Honesty has always been Diet Cig's strong suit, as shown on previous heart-on-sleeve singles like "Sleep Talk" and "Scene Sick." Today, the New Paltz, New…
Rachel Brodsky / August 19, 2015

Diet Cig Start to ‘Sleep Talk’ on Sentimental Single

New Paltz, New York duo Diet Cig's Over Easy EP earlier this year was a sugar-rush of careening art-pop miniatures, but they're already back again…
Colin Joyce / July 9, 2015

Stream Diet Cig’s Lovable New EP, ‘Over Easy’

New Paltz duo Diet Cig — made up of Alex Luciano and Noah Bowman — have unleashed the stream of their debut EP, Over Easy. As…
Rachel Brodsky / February 18, 2015

Diet Cig Dance Away Scene Sickness in New Video

"I just wanna dance," sings Diet Cig's Alex Luciano in "Scene Sick," a proclimation she adheres to in the song's highly endearing video. Clocking in at just…
Rachel Brodsky / February 5, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: GFOTY Whips Up ‘Cake Mix,’ Diet Cig Goes to ‘Harvard,’ and More

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! Once again, the SPIN staff has rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your mid-week playlists. From two-minute punk scorchers…
SPIN Staff / January 28, 2015