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Foals: Antidotes

Review by Mike Diver, Drowned in Sound, 15 February 2008

YOU HAVE TO rewind the best part of a year to find the root of the expansive bubble of anticipation that's bloated about the five ...

Foals: Antidotes

Review by Phil Sutcliffe, MOJO, April 2008

Bodies jerk and brains overheat down at the intellectual disco. ...

Math-Rock Family Tree: Exploring the roots of Foals

Guide by Mike Diver, Drowned in Sound, 24 April 2008

BACK IN FEBRUARY, one DiS messageboarder was moved to say to the masses: "I challenge you to prove to me that math-rock is real". Responses ...

Foals: "I built a fortress around myself"

Report and Interview by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 6 May 2010

IN AN AMSTERDAM square, tourists all around, Yannis Philippakis is pouring his heart out. The singer of Foals is describing how he has kept a ...

Foals' Yannis Philippakis: Getting on his highbrow horse

Interview by John Lewis, Metro, 14 December 2012

There's a lot going on in the mind of Foals frontman Yannis Philippakis – Metro finds out more. ...

Foals: Alexandra Palace, London

Live Review by Ian Gittins, The Guardian, 16 February 2014

The once-spindly art-rockers have made a full transformation to a thrillingly spontaneous pop group capable of reigning over arenas. ...

Foals: What Went Down

Review by Pip Williams, The Line of Best Fit, 18 August 2015

FOALS AREN’T doing too badly these days. With four studio albums and a mixtape under their belts, they're one of the biggest guitar-bands to come ...

Foals' Yannis Philippakis on What Went Down

Interview by Pip Williams, Coup De Main, 28 August 2015

Foals aren't the kind of guys to mess around. It was a matter of days between the fuss-free announcement of fourth studio album What Went ...

Foals: Gorilla, Manchester

Live Review by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 5 March 2019

Ahead of their fifth album, Yannis Philippakis and co. blend the avant garde with football-terrace energy. ...

Foals: Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost Part I

Review by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 8 March 2019

Foals have found a new zip to their grooves: this is a fitting soundtrack for a world mired in uncertainty ...

Foals: SWG3, Glasgow

Live Review by Peter Ross, The Times, 19 June 2019

Why did this show feel undercooked? There were issues with pacing, but the main problem was the choice of an outdoor venue. ...


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