If IDLES weren’t such a mind-bendingly excellent band I’d probably be dead annoyed at their use of strobes. But they are, and I’m not and as completely frustrating as it is battling bright red everything then a pattern of everything and nothing at once, it’s also exhilarating.

It was also so good to see – and shoot – the equally ace LIFE at a venue ‘proper’ rather than a festival or gig we’d put on! And even better to see the crowd’s response (“I quite liked them, I think” I quote one ‘effusive’ man next to me).

13th April 2019