IDLES’ third album ‘Ultra Mono’ lacks the off-kilter energy of their debut and the joie-de-vivre of their second, but hits just about hard enough.
The best live music coming up in Leeds this week, including Pizzagirl, Blanck Mass, The Comet Is Coming, Bad Breeding, Primal Scream and a triumphant end-of-year gig for IDLES.
The 28th edition of the Mercury Prize is nearly upon – but which of the 12 acts stands the best chance of scooping the grand prize?
The best gigs of a bumper week for music in Leeds – including Idles, Superorganism, Snail Mail, Rolling Blackouts C.F., Moses Sumney, Dream Wife, David Byrne and a homecoming for Alt-J.
Channeling emotion and beauty as well as anger and intelligence, Idles’ second album ‘Joy As An Act Of Resistance’ is one of the finest punk albums in recent memory.
Imagine a festival on an idyllic beach, where it doesn’t rain, headlined by the best musicians from a plethora of genres at the top of their game… You just imagined Primavera Sound 2018, the biggest and best indie festival in Europe.