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Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner joined Los Angeles' Mini Mansions -- a group that includes Queens Of The Stone Age bassist Michael Shuman -- on stage at their show in London last night. Turner…   Read Story »
Arctic Monkeys went on a South American tour last month in support of their latest album, AM, and brought along Ben Chappell to shoot some concert footage and behind-the-scenes stuff, including a…   Read Story »
The comeback is real: vinyl now makes up about 3.5% of album sales -- still not a huge number in the scheme of things, but significantly larger than the 0.2% it was pulling in ten years ago. We know…   Read Story »
It was just over two years ago that Glasgow trio Chvrches first tapped their synth keys into our hearts with their dark, romantic pop. Aside from their Recover EP and full-length debut The Bones Of…   Read Story »
Irish troubadour Hozier hit BBC's Live Lounge with a take on the Arctic Monkeys' AM highlight "Do I Wanna Know?" -- a tune also covered by Chvrches and Sam Smith. The original is a huffing, snarling,…   Read Story »
Way back in 2004, when the internet was still a new-ish thing and CD-Rs were still relevant, a specific CD-R filled with loud music spurred from shitty amps was making its way across England. That…   Read Story »
If there's ever going to be a mass-scale zombie outbreak, a big outdoor show would be a good place for it to start. Apparently, biting is suddenly big among people who go to these things. Yesterday,…   Read Story »
More than most North American cities, Montreal gets it right when it comes to hosting music festivals. Fortunate enough to have a setting like Parc Jean-Drapeau, located in the heart of the city, a…   Read Story »
AM, the album that the Arctic Monkeys released last year, is the sort of album that refuses to get old; its economic grooves and old-school rock-star sneer are rare things in an era where the entire…   Read Story »
It has to be a toss-up between Coachella and Bonnaroo as to which is our most iconic currently active American festival. Growing up in Pennsylvania, I found the earlier years of Bonnaroo somewhat…   Read Story »