Posts tagged "idles"

Album artwork of 'Joy as an Act of Resistance' by Idles

Joy as an Act of Resistance Idles

Joy as an Act of Resistance is refreshingly sincere and positive in a time where artists are finding it easy to sensationalise and despair.

David Bryne performing onstage during his American Utopia tour

Our 10 favourite singles of 2018

What would the end of the year be without some lists? Here lies our favourite singles of 2018.

By Frederick O'Brien, André Dack, Gabriel Sutton, Andrew Bridge & Marcus Lawrence

British punk band Idles performing onstage

Our 10 favourite albums of 2018

It's the end of the year, and that means it's time for fond remembrances. From hip-hop to folk, and R&B to rock, here lies our favourite albums of 2017.

By Gabriel Sutton, Marcus Lawrence, Frederick O'Brien, André Dack & Andrew Bridge

Album artwork of 'Strange Creatures' by Drenge

Strange Creatures Drenge

A solid entry into the band's catalogue and certainly worth a listen. As to whether it'll stick around until the end of the year? I'm a lot less sure.

Album artwork of 'Ultra Mono' by Idles

Ultra Mono Idles

There is a huge amount of musical and lyrical ingenuity to enjoy here, with strong messages, jovial piss takes, and Joe Talbot as the megaphoned town crier.

Screenshot of the music video for "Me In 20 Years" by Moses Sumney

Our 10 favourite singles of 2020

This year has been... testing, to put it mildly. Music's magic has been a valuable support for many of us. Some would say essential. Here are the songs that kept us afloat.

By Rachael Davis, Marcus Lawrence, Gabriel Sutton, Frederick O'Brien, Andrew Bridge & André Dack

Run the Jewels performing live

Our 10 favourite albums of 2020

Music took on new meaning this year. For many of us it was the only remedy; at times, a vital kickstart. New releases became sources of vigour and inspiration

By Rachael Davis, Marcus Lawrence, Frederick O'Brien, André Dack, Gabriel Sutton & Andrew Bridge

Album artwork of 'Drunk Tank Pink' by Shame

‘Quite comfortably the best thing I've listened to this year’ - André and Andrew listen to Shame

Crunchy guitars and relentless percussion abound in Shame's new record 'Drunk Tank Pink'. Yes we're two weeks into the year, but a highlight all the same.

By André Dack & Andrew Bridge

Collage of the first 250 albums reviewed by Audioxide

Statsioxide: our first 250 reviews in numbers

After six long, resolutely joyless years we passed another album review milestone. To celebrate here’s a look at some sweet, sweet data.

By Frederick O'Brien