[kj] OT: IDLES

Paul dubecho at gmail.com
Thu Feb 28 09:50:24 EST 2019

Just seen they'll be over your way in May (Friday 10 May, Brooklyn Steel,
NY), Alex. With me in April, so will get to see them sooner than I thought.
I might have stopped calling them The Idles by then but doubt it ..lol

On Thu, 28 Feb 2019 at 14:30, Paul <dubecho at gmail.com> wrote:

> Lovin' The Idles and Fontaines D.C. Also lovin' the new Sleaford Mods
> album, Eton Alive. Caught Sleafords live a few weeks back and cracking gig,
> will catch the other two live hopefully during the summer. Had not heard
> any of the authenticity stuff on The Idles, but sod that lark, not like
> we're 15 and give a shit about such things anymore ...lol
> And yes, Trump, like all other politicians are shit, from walls to Brexit,
> all set to divide, party politics and Joe Public suffers yet again.
> dub
> On Thu, 28 Feb 2019 at 14:19, Alex Smith <vassifer at earthlink.net> wrote:
>> I remember fleetingly discussing them with Rob Moss and some others back
>> in November when I was over there, but what's everyone's take on the
>> Bristol band, IDLES, whose latest album JOY AS AN ACT OF RESISTANCE even
>> caught the attention of the Brit Awards (although they did not win --
>> probably for the best).
>> I realize there's a bit of backlash about their "authenticity" as working
>> class (spearheaded by the Sleaford Mods and the Fat White Family), but as
>> far as I'm concerned, they make great, bracing music and look like they put
>> on a damn entertaining live show. But, again, results may vary.
>> What say you all?
>> Cheers,
>> -Alex in NYC
>> PS: Trump is shit.
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