Vital Idles make music that seems to truly come from within themselves.
The Glasgow band's acclaimed debut album 'Left Hand' emerged through Upset The Rhythm last year, a collection of minimalist guitar pop pieces that exist in a skewed but beguiling universe.
A full UK tour opens next month, with the four-piece also leaping across the Channel to visit a few of their European friends.
To coincide Upset The Rhythm have ushered out a brand new single, and it's a concise exposition of Vital Idles' entrancing otherness.
From the pin-point bassline through to the barbed wire guitars, it veers from the strangeness of Young Marble Giants to touch on the defiant modernism of Life Without Buildings.
A neat forward step from their debt, 'Break A' unfurls itself slowly, while retaining numerous secrets.
Tune in now.
Catch Vital Idles at the following show:
20 Brighton East Street Tap
21 Paris Le Zorba
22 Brussels Super Fourchette
23 Rotterdam Roodkapje
24 Amsterdam Butcher’s Tears
25 Antwerp Cabron
26 Lille DIY Cafe
27 London The Dome w/ Trash Kit, Sauna Youth
28 Glasgow CCA w/ Trash Kit, Sauna Youth
30 Salford The White Hotel w/ Trash Kit, Sauna Youth
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