Idles

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‘Back to the Middle Ages’: Glastonbury stars rail against Roe v Wade decision
Billie Eilish, Phoebe Bridgers and Idles are among the artists at the festival who have commented on the controversial supreme court decision

Josh Halliday

25, Jun, 2022 @12:17 AM

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‘Working class people are getting priced out’: cost-of-living crisis spreads to live music
Prices for big gigs such as Billie Eilish and Harry Styles are sky high – and a combination of Brexit, Covid and ticket touts means they aren’t likely to fall

Rhian Jones

07, Feb, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Idles review – like being punched and hugged at the same time
Galvanised by newly sober-sharp Joe Talbot, the impassioned Bristol band aim wider, higher and louder in a thrilling showcase of their latest album, Crawler

Dorian Lynskey

22, Jan, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Idles: Crawler review – thrilling, glass-gargling introspection
No holds are barred, and nothing is off-limits, as Joe Talbot goes deep on this expansive follow-up to last year’s Ultra Mono

Damien Morris

14, Nov, 2021 @1:00 PM

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The raging return of Idles: ‘We’ve always used violence as part of our vocabulary’
After scoring a No 1 in lockdown, the post-punk band’s singer Joe Talbot reflects on writing about car crashes, substance abuse and Rishi Sunak on their new album

Matt Mills

01, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Idles review – primal howls and bullish power for the pits
Joe Talbot dominated the Bristol band’s post-lockdown homecoming with spring-loaded unpredictability

Huw Baines

05, Sep, 2021 @1:32 PM

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Don’t Go Gentle: A Film About Idles review – fan-friendly portrait of punk’s anti-ironists
The polarising Bristol band are followed from their 2009 inception onwards in Mark Archer’s documentary, which honours their earnestness and energy

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

02, Jul, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Radiohead, New Order and more artists call for overhaul of post-Brexit touring rules
More than 200 UK acts including the Chemical Brothers, Kano and Wolf Alice back Let the Music Move initiative, calling for financial help and cutting red tape for EU tours

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

23, Jun, 2021 @10:09 AM

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Live at Worthy Farm review – beautiful music marred by technical meltdown
Access problems mean this could be remembered as a failure – but the filmed performances, from Coldplay’s twinkling spectacular to Kano’s dynamic theatre, are superb

Alexis Petridis

23, May, 2021 @11:04 AM

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Live at Worthy Farm: follow along with Glastonbury’s livestreamed festival
With a lineup including Coldplay, Michael Kiwanuka, Haim and Wolf Alice, Glastonbury’s livestreamed show is the next best thing to being there. Follow along here as it airs online

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

22, May, 2021 @6:57 PM

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Behind the scenes at Glastonbury’s Live at Worthy Farm – photo essay
We joined Wolf Alice, Michael Kiwanuka, Haim, Jorja Smith, the Mutoid Waste Company and others as they made the film that replaces the Glastonbury festival this year

David Levene (photography), essay by Laura Snapes

22, May, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Glastonbury: PJ Harvey, Jarvis Cocker, George Ezra and Róisín Murphy join livestream bill
A narrative by Harvey, Cocker, Michael Eavis and others will link musical performances from around the site

Laura Snapes

12, May, 2021 @8:00 AM

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