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IDLES’ Joe Talbot Talks ‘Tangk,’ U.K. Hip-Hop On ‘Lipps Service’

Frontman also discusses his upbringing in Bristol and his background as a DJ
IDLES (photo: Tom Ham)

IDLES frontman Joe Talbot is the latest guest on the SPIN Presents Lipps Service podcast, speaking with host Scott Lipps about the U.K. band’s acclaimed new Partisan Records album Tangk, working with top producers Nigel Godrich and Kenny Beats and his love for British hip-hop.

Talbot also discusses the formative influence of Van Morrison’s Astral Weeks, his upbringing in Bristol, his background as a DJ, his top five underrated British bands and his favorite foods not commonly available in the United States.

On the previous episode of Lipps Service, Lipps sat down with Pete Yorn to talk about his acting role in Killers of the Flower Moon, his latest single “Someday, Someday,” the writing and recording of his debut album Musicforthemorningafter and his collaborative LP with actress Scarlett Johansson

Since it began in 2018, the acclaimed podcast has featured many of the biggest voices and personalities in music, including exclusive interviews with Anthony Kiedis, David Lee Roth, Hozier, Dove Cameron, Mick Fleetwood, Nikki Sixx, Perry Farrell, Hozier, the Kills and many more. Every few weeks, a new episode of SPIN Presents Lipps Service is available wherever you listen to podcasts.

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