EDIT: Alright, I'm calling it: this is my AOTY so far. I've listened to it obsessively since it came out, and it's gotta be one of my favorite punk records I've heard in a long time. I still have to listen to FJM and Mount Eerie, so things can always change, but Idles have really made an impression on me with this debut.
More great post-punk! Idles are of a more aggressive sort, a bit like a British Protomartyr but with even more, ahem, brutality. Their lyrics are brilliantly snarky, and ... read more