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Idles / Ultra Mono

The dreaded third album slump: Idles, unsurprisingly, perhaps, have collided headfirst with that brick wall. The Bristol punk act have been making waves since their stellar debut… 503 more words


Fontaines DC - A Hero's Death

Fontaines DC burst onto the scene in 2019 with their rambunctious, near-perfect debut album Dogrel. The album’s mix of sneering punk, clever literary references and mesmerizing vocals won over many early fans, including us (as you might recall from our… 676 more words

Album Reviews

Ultra Mono Review: Idles should fold up their Change.org petitions and go home.

Simultaneously hard to believe, and entirely unsurprising, Bristol punk band Idles’ much-anticipated third album Ultra Mono is an aimless, complacent, and lazy disc of rehashed instrumentation and unforgivable, laughable lyrics that does nothing to further their trajectory as artists, and comes close to undermining the spiky brilliance of their previous two records, the punchy… 711 more words

BIG ENCHILADA 147: Depth Psychology Training


Who needs fancy book-learnin’? Listen to this latest breathtaking episode of The Big Enchilada and you’ll get a huge blast of Depth Psychology Training. Through the magic of subliminal brain manipulation, with huge amounts of data hidden in the pounding of drums and blasts of guitars of filling your brain, you’ll be an expert in human behavior, a virtual scout master of the subconscious and an all-around brainy individual after just one 60-minute session. 166 more words

Big Enchilada

Sunday Music: Pretending I’m A Superman

Great art can hit you in different ways when you experience it at different points of life. I am sure when I listened to “Superman” by Goldfinger in the late 90s, the idea of pretending to be Superman was backed by thoughts of still taking a shot at being able to do everything. 504 more words

Mclusky - Mclusky Do Dallas (2002)

Mclusky Do Dallas is the second studio album by Welsh indie rock band Mclusky, released on 1 April 2002 by Too Pure.

Mclusky Do Dallas… 283 more words



Most people who follow IDLES might know that lead singer Joe Talbot has often referred to himself as being a pacifist. This despite being the lead singer of a band that encourages change and sometimes rebellion in its aggressive rock music. 50 more words