Idles

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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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Glastonbury live-stream festival: Coldplay, Michael Kiwanuka and Haim to perform
Damon Albarn, Idles, Jorja Smith, Kano, Wolf Alice and Honey Dijon will also appear at Live at Worthy Farm, a ticketed virtual event on 22 May

Laura Snapes

31, Mar, 2021 @6:50 AM

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Idles v Fat White Family: what the indie showdown tells us about class
The two bands have variously clumsy and bracing things to say about class, race and Britain – but they are at least connecting to something bigger than themselves

Nathalie Olah

14, Oct, 2020 @2:31 PM

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Idles: Ultra Mono review – pummelling riffs and desolate beauty
The Bristol punks return with more precision-tooled muscularity and a hint that they won’t be hidebound by genre

Phil Mongredien

27, Sep, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Idles: 'Vulnerability is the armour'
The Bristol band on the power of sincerity, sharp dressing – and why they’re rising to the haters

Kate Hutchinson

13, Sep, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Lockdown playlists for every mood, part two: chosen by Norah Jones, Joe Talbot and Flohio
Music stars pick soundtracks to get you through the next phase - for when you’re feeling peaceful, spiritual - or full of energy

Jude Rogers

24, May, 2020 @10:00 AM

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