Idles – ‘Thieves’

The debut video from this Bristolian quintet.  Idles channel the wirey, angular guitar pop of 2004, adding more than a hint of Foals’ intricate math-rock while simultaneously paying jerky, impassioned vocal respect to The Maccabees’ Orlando Weeks.  They manage to do all this without sounding dated or in awe of their guitar+bass+drum toting peers.  2012 looks set to be an exciting year for Idles.

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About Tom Jenkins

Deputy Music Editor at Snipe London - Contributor to The 4o5 and Hemma Magazine - Co-founder of LEG GUITAR v TUCKSHOP: EP CLUB
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