After 2018’s Joy as an Act of Resistance, some hailed IDLES as prophetic, era-defining greats. Unfortunately, Ultra Mono only highlights its own deficiencies in reminding the listener of the qualities of its predecessor.
There are a few things that Sea Girls enjoy; anthemic choruses, picking up girls in bars, and above all else, frustratingly addictive guitar riffs. Open Up Your Head features fourteen tracks that chronicle the tribulations of being in the limbo between adolescence and adulthood.
Tours cancelled. Gigs postponed. Incomes vanished. Coronavirus has decimated the music industry and left it out in the cold; a fragile situation. However, after months of lockdown, the Coronavirus crisis has served as a double-edged sword for some artists.