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Idles: Tiny Desk Concert

The British madmen brought fury, cathartic rage and deep thoughts to the Tiny Desk for one of the loudest, most raucous performances in memory.
Idles plays a Tiny Desk Concert on May 13, 2019 (Claire Harbage/NPR). Source: Claire Harbage

My first time seeing Idles ended with guitarist Mark "Bobo" Bowen frenetically dancing on a bar, his guitar still keeping time, until the swinging neck suddenly shattered some low-hanging, glass lighting fixtures. The band's set at South by Southwest

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