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Listen To IDLES Reimagine Little Simz’s “Mood Swings”


You streamed all of TANGK, now you can get a little extra IDLES via their new Spotify Singles sessions. The Brit-rockers offered a live version of “Roy” as well as a unique cover of London rapper extraordinaire Little Simz‘s “Mood Swings” from her EP Drop 7. Check out IDLES‘ Spotify Singles offerings below. IDLES is currently working their way through North America on a massive international tour before heading back to the UK for winter shows. Check out the full 2024-2025 route below and secure tickets here. Tour Dates: Read more: idobi Radio Summer School Tour Announces Debut Lineup With… Read more »

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IDLES Finds “Freudenfreude” In “POP POP POP” Music Video


Following up music video releases for “Dancer,” “Gift Horse,” and “Grace,” IDLES is back with new visuals for their TANGK track, “POP POP POP.” Shot on location in Iceland, “POP POP POP” focuses on lead vocalist Joe Talbot moving through the snow-capped mountains and lanes. In their new album era, IDLES is proving over and over again that “Love Is The Fing.” Joy really is an act of resistance. Over simple, infectious, and utterly groovy beats, Talbot sings of “freudenfruede,” which means finding joy in others’ happiness. Talbot says, “It’s a song about the beauty of having a kid and… Read more »

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IDLES Worked With Chris Martin For Their “Grace” Music Video


2024 is the year of IDLES. The British punk band has been sharing dazzling singles including “Dancer,” “Gift Horse,” and “Grace” ahead of their LP release TANGK, due out on February 16. Of course, the album release will be followed up by a year-long world tour, hitting much of North America, Europe, and the UK. As we wait to hear the full record, IDLES dropped one more music video for “Grace,” and they’re following in the footsteps of Coldplay. If you recall Coldplay‘s iconic “Yellow” music video of Chris Martin walking down the beach in the early morning, this “Grace”… Read more »

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IDLES Announces Huge 2024 World Tour, New LP ‘TANGK’


Bristol-based post-punkers IDLES are going on a major international tour in 2024, including plentiful stops in North America. Beginning on February 29, the band will kick off a long run of European shows in Portugal, and conclude on March 23 in Frankfurt. Then, the group will begin their North American tour on May 3 in Vancouver before heading down into the United States and also hitting venues in Mexico. Of course, the British band will finish out the extensive tour at shows in the UK and Ireland. In October, the rock quintet announced their forthcoming fifth album TANGK, and released… Read more »

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IDLES in New York City


Bristol bred punk rockers IDLES returned to New York City on Thursday, September 15th for the final show of the North America leg of their 2022 tour. The band landed at the historic Kings Theatre in Flatbush, Brooklyn which provided a stunning juxtaposition between classic movie palace architecture and a contemporary punk rock concert. IDLES leaned heavily into their 2021 LP Crawler but the setlist spanned their entire catalog. The band has released four albums since 2017, with Crawler seeing the band venturing into more of a post-punk style. IDLES takes the next month off and then heads to New Zealand and Australia for… Read more »

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Spotify Showcases MARROW Playlist In Star-Studded Trailer


Spotify is chock-full of good alternative playlists, ranging from The New Alt and ALT NOW all the way to Feel-Good Indie Rock and Walk Like Badass. Now, the streaming platform is introducing a new rock playlist entitled MARROW. Showing off how “rock never dies,” Spotify has unleashed an entire trailer with big industry names to showcase the new playlist. You can see cameos from The Beaches, Destroy Boys, and KennyHoopla, all of which appear on the playlist. The trailer takes place in a police station as detectives try to find “the killer” of rock, but come up empty-handed, obviously. Rock… Read more »

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100 Rising Artists You Need To Listen To In 2024—Pt. 6


By now, you’re surely familiar with our running list of 100 Rising Artists You Need To Listen To In 2024. With that in mind, we’ll keep this short and sweet. Welcome to our sixth installment! Wow, we are more than halfway through now… If you are just now joining us, make sure to go back and check out our first fifty artists here. This week we have quite the eclectic mix. From emo-rap, to indie rock, to post-hardcore, to anthemic pop-punk, we’ve got something you’ll like. Our list consists of truly up-and-coming music. Most of these artists have less than… Read more »

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idobi Presents: Most Anticipated Album Releases Of 2024 PT. 1


With 2024 swiftly underway, a wave of eagerly-awaited new singles, albums, and more are poised to make their way into the heavy rotation of our go-to playlists sooner than we realize. Unlike the previous year when Fireworks dropped their new collection, Higher Lonely Power—their first full-length since 2014’s Oh, Common Life—on New Year’s Day, we’ve had a moment to decompress from the holiday madness before diving headfirst into the new release calendar marked by the turn of the new year. Ranging from long-awaited releases such as Neck Deep’s self-titled album and Ghost Atlas’ first new collection since 2017, to debut… Read more »

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Verswire Launches Publishing Arm With Kobalt Music Group, Signs Travis Mills-Led girlfriends


If any company has seen its star rising in a standout year, it’s Verswire. Guided by founder and CEO Sherry Saeedi (co-host of Face The Music on idobi Radio), Nick Lippman of Lippman Entertainment (as well as the co-host of The Real Modern Family and Face The Music on idobi Radio), blink-182’s Mark Hoppus, and Fall Out Boy bassist/Clandestine Industries founder, Pete Wentz, the revolutionary and forward-thinking VC-modeled company has been making seismic shifts in the alternative music space since its launch less than two years ago. Today, Verswire takes another giant, progressive forward leap with the announcement of its… Read more »

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