Vital Idles
Wiry minimal guitar pop from Glasgow...

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:

March
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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