Idles – ‘Ultra Mono’ album review


Ever since Idles released their debut album ‘Brutalism’ in 2017, the Bristol five-piece have inspired a community of like-minded fans to rally against close-mindedness while also choosing love and collaboration as much as possible. This sense of togetherness – and need for a fairer society – runs throughout their eagerly awaited third album ‘Ultra Mono’.…

Idles Live at Abbey Road stream review


2020 is the longest we have gone without live music in almost 20 years. We miss them so much and our hearts go out to everyone in the industry who has been affected (mentally, physically and financially) by the devastation caused by both the pandemic and lack of adequate government support. It’s incredible to think…

Idles Model Village still from video directed by Michel Gondry and Olivier Gondry

Idles – ‘Model Village’


Idles have shared the Michel Gondry- (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Daft Punk, The White Stripes) and Olivier Gondry-directed (in collaboration with WePresent) video for new single ‘Model Village’ – the fourth track to be taken from forthcoming album ‘Ultra Mono’ (25 September). The song finds Joe Talbot rallying against the small-town fishbowl mentality…

Idles – ‘A Hymn’


Idles have shared ‘A Hymn’ – the third single to be taken from their eagerly awaited third album ‘Ultra Mono’ (out on 25 September via Partisan Records. Directed by Ryan Gander, the video finds the band driving various parents to supermarkets – encountering all aspects of grey and drizzly suburban English life along the way.…