ORGAN THING: The deliciously glorious beauty of Idles smashing things…


Organ Thing of The Day: The gloriously delicious beauty of a man in a pink suit smashing things. Idles have unleashed yet another excellent video, they’re one of the very few bands that really really (really) matter tight now, we’ve said all this already of course, the album review ran on these fractured pages a few weeks back, the debut album comes out in March, the tour happens in March, here’s the Organ review…

ORGAN THING: Brutalism, Idles, a vital slice of reality, an album that really matters, well done… ALBUM REVIEW:  IDLES – Brutalism (Balley Records) – Brutalism? A whole album of this lot pecking at you is hard boiled hard going, excellently so, These mouthy sorts pecking and pecking (and pecking) at your head, brutal brutalism, relentless, love it!  Idles debut album is thirteen blistering slices of brutal observation, thirteen brutally relentless slices… read on

“Passionate, furious and darkly comedic, IDLES’ debut album was described perfectly by Uncut as: “a rare rock record with the rage, urgency, wit and shattering of complacency usually found only in grime.”

“Brutalism” is out March 10th, and tour starting in two weeks, 6 of those dates have already sold out. Confirmed for Reading and Leeds today, too. Let me know if you’d like to come see them live on tour or if you’d like a download of the record?”

Here’s the new video, you have to love a video of a man in a pink suit smashing things don’t you?  …


Idles debut album Brutalism is out on March 10th, there’s a 25 date UK tour happening in March and April. More information here

Full tour dates below:

March 2017
Monday 6th – Cambridge – Portland Arms
Wednesday 8th – Bristol – The Fleece
Thursday 9th – Colchester – Arts Centre
Friday 10th – London – Moth Club
Sunday 12th – Southampton – The Notes Café
Tuesday 14th – Birmingham – The Hare And Hounds
Wednesday 15th – Guildford – Boileroom
Thursday 16th – Brighton – The Prince Albert
Friday 17th – Tunbridge Wells – Forum
Saturday 18th – Bedford – Esquires
Monday 20th – Oxford – The Bullingdon
Tuesday 21st – Sheffield – The Plug
Wednesday 22nd – Newcastle Upon Tyne – Think Tank
Thursday 23rd – Aberdeen – Tunnels
Friday 24th – Dundee – Buskers
Saturday 25th – Edinburgh – Sneaky Pete’s
Monday 27th – York – The Crescent
Tuesday 28th – Hull – The Adelphi
Wednesday 29th – Nottingham – The Bodega
Thursday 30th – Liverpool – O2 Academy 2
Friday 31st – Wakefield – Unity Hall

April 2017
Monday 3rd – Stoke-On-Trent – The Sugarmill
Tuesday 4th – Preston – Guildhall
Wednesday 5th – Cardiff – Clwb Ifor Bach


Idles – well done,,,


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