2020 Crew Review: Ross – Deputy Editor-in-Chief

Usually, these articles start with a “Wow, is it that time again?” But this year, it feels like it’s been a marathon to get to this point, rather than a sprint. Probably because, well...y’know. While the bottom may have dropped out the live music industry in a momentous fashion, we’ve still had the opportunity to … Continue reading 2020 Crew Review: Ross – Deputy Editor-in-Chief

Album Review: IDLES – Ultra Mono

The more things change, the more they stay the same. As IDLES invested as much of themselves and time available to them over the years, eventually, the dam broke and they saw success after success. Overnight success, they are not. Third album, Ultra Mono, has the five-piece take aim at the same issues as Brutalism … Continue reading Album Review: IDLES – Ultra Mono

Livestream Review: IDLES – Abbey Road Lock-in Sessions

As 2020 continues to 2020, live music continues to be in a drought. So when bands aren’t churning out the latest cover or “isolation-inspired” single, we’ve also had a number of live streams of bands performing, all with their own unique take on it. As IDLES prepare to release their upcoming album, Ultra Mono, they’ve … Continue reading Livestream Review: IDLES – Abbey Road Lock-in Sessions

New video from IDLES as they tease third EP

Today, IDLES have returned with a new track, "Mr. Motivator" - a battering ram of positivity that’s also the first preview of their highly anticipated third LP due out later this year. The song doubles down on the (self-admitted) sloganeering and social commentary that's become the band’s signature, yet here more than ever they’re able … Continue reading New video from IDLES as they tease third EP

IDLES announce live album

Today, IDLES have announced their first live album, A Beautiful Thing: IDLES Live at Le Bataclan, and have shared the live version of "Mother" taken from the record. The limited double LP edition will be available across three different colours, each with their own individual artwork. All will be housed in deluxe gatefold packaging, and … Continue reading IDLES announce live album

Festival Review: Nova Rock 2019 Day 2

Semi reluctantly we dragged ourselves away from our fan-cooled apartment and headed back to Nova Rock for the first band of the day, Our Last Night. However, before we begin day 2, I am going to reiterate my previous statement about us English folk not coping with heat too well. Until way later into the … Continue reading Festival Review: Nova Rock 2019 Day 2