Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

The ShortListen: The Boxer Rebellion (no. 290)

Who? The Boxer Rebellion

What’s the story? Big Ideas is an apt name for a song connected to The Boxer Rebellion, a band who were one of the first acts to experiment in going it alone without a label, ever since Poptones (who released their first album) folded back in 2005. Ever since, they've toured and released and built up a dedicated army of fans, who are all eagerly anticipating the release of their fifth album, Ocean By Ocean, which will come out on 29 April. We're delighted to be premiering the video for Big Ideas, a glorious Sin City-style part-animated affair which perfectly complements the luxurious Foals-esque groove of the track. Go on, have a watch and lose yourself for four minutes.

For fans of: Foals, The Temper Trap, Editors

In three words: Driving indie groove

Click here for more ShortListens

Listen to all of them as they become available, on this Spotify Playlist

Related

jorjasmith2.jpg

The ShortListen: Jorja Smith (no. 289)

teganandsara1.jpg

The ShortListen: Tegan and Sara (no. 288)

lakekomo1.jpg

The ShortListen: Lake Komo (no. 287)

ekkoes2.jpg

The ShortListen: EKKOES (no. 286)

ryx.jpg

The ShortListen: Ry X (no. 285)

broods1.jpg

The ShortListen: Broods (no. 284)

ak.jpg

The ShortListen: A K Paul (no. 283)

hummingbirds.jpg

The ShortListen: The Hummingbirds (no. 282)

dylanwilliams1.jpg

The ShortListen: Dylan Williams (no. 281)

Comments

More

All the clues that suggest 2017 will be the year of Daft Punk

We live in hope by Paddy Maddison

26 Sep 2016

Album cover models: where are they now?

From Nirvana's iconic Nevermind baby to Blink's Enema nurse by Paddy Maddison

26 Sep 2016

We went all the way to Ibiza to find the person having the most fun

A quest to find the person having it largest in Europe's club capital

21 Sep 2016

DJ Shadow's Endtroducing is the greatest album you’ve never heard of

Endtroducing..... celebrates a landmark birthday & it's as good as ever by Dave Fawbert

20 Sep 2016

Bros are coming back & here's why we should be celebrating

The hidden genius of their biggest hit by Dave Fawbert

19 Sep 2016

After Skepta, here are the next five grime acts you need to know about

Get these on your playlists right now by Dave Fawbert

16 Sep 2016

This is why, as they reunite, Aqua deserve to be celebrated

The story of one of pop music's great lost songs by Dave Fawbert

15 Sep 2016

11 times Kanye proved he's the most ridiculous guy on Twitter

Twitter was basically made for Kanye. Well, that's probably what he thinks anyway by Paddy Maddison

15 Sep 2016

Where are they now? Forgotten Mercury winners of times gone by

Speech Debelle anyone? by Dave Fawbert

15 Sep 2016

Check out this brilliant exclusive Pet Shop Boys remix

Tom Demac takes on Say It To Me by Dave Fawbert

15 Sep 2016