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Flow 2018 Offers A Diverse, Gratifying Answer At The End Of Festival Season

There are a lot of festivals that happen later in the year, but often it feels like a last gasp for the summer season by…
Ryan Leas | August 13, 2018 - 12:56 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Carlos Lopez Estrada, the man who directed so many of those great early brain-boggling clipping. videos, is now also the man behind the new movie…
Tom Breihan | July 27, 2018 - 3:16 pm

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Pearl Jam, NIN, Arctic Monkeys Make NOS Alive 2018 A Thrilling, Rock-Dominated Festival

Over the last 11 years under a few different iterations, Lisbon's NOS Alive has sneakily become one of Europe's more appealing festivals. It isn't hard…
Ryan Leas | July 15, 2018 - 12:28 pm

More Arctic Monkeys stories

Watch Arctic Monkeys’ “Warp Speed Chic” Short Film

Arctic Monkeys have spent 2018 promoting Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino, their surprisingly lounge-y first album in five years. Although they didn't release any singles…
Chris DeVille | October 16, 2018 - 10:23 am

Watch Arctic Monkeys Play “One Point Perspective” On James Corden

As long as the overexcited British theater dork James Corden has a television show, the arch and foxy British lounge lizards Arctic Monkeys will have…
Tom Breihan | October 4, 2018 - 9:56 am

Arctic Monkeys – “–” (Stephen Fretwell Cover)

Arctic Monkeys released their latest album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino, back in May. Since then, they've covered Elvis Costello, the White Stripes, and the
Julia Gray | September 11, 2018 - 8:26 pm

Watch Arctic Monkeys Cover The White Stripes In Detroit

The line that opens the new Arctic Monkeys album Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino -- and probably the most relatable line on the whole LP…
Tom Breihan | August 2, 2018 - 8:53 am

Mercury Prize 2018 Nominees Include Arctic Monkeys, King Krule, Wolf Alice

Every year, a cabal of UK music-business types gets together to figure out which album gets the Mercury Prize. The Prize, probably the most prestigious…
Tom Breihan | July 26, 2018 - 8:54 am

Watch Arctic Monkeys Cover The Strokes’ “Is This It” In Queens

"I just wanted to be one of the Strokes, now look at the mess you made me make," Alex Turner sings on the first line…
Julia Gray | July 24, 2018 - 10:17 pm

Watch Arctic Monkeys Debut New Look, Play “The Ultracheese” On Colbert

One of the most fun parts of every Arctic Monkeys album cycle is seeing frontman Alex Turner, a reliably foxy human being, debut his new…
Tom Breihan | July 24, 2018 - 9:21 am

Arctic Monkeys – “Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino” Video

A few months ago, Arctic Monkeys released their first new album in five years, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino. Today, the title track has gotten…
James Rettig | July 23, 2018 - 10:06 am

Watch Arctic Monkeys Cover Elvis Costello’s “Lipstick Vogue”

Up until a few weeks ago, Elvis Costello was out on the road putting on his usual spectacular show, but the music legend had to…
Chris DeVille | July 11, 2018 - 8:58 am

Watch Arctic Monkeys’ Live At The BBC Special

Last week, the BBC announced plans to shut down its iconic Maida Vale studios in North London. Constructed in 1909, the building has been used…
Peter Helman | June 10, 2018 - 12:29 pm

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Primavera’s Expansive 2018 Lineup Proved Festivals Can Still Be Exhilarating

"Welcome to the best festival in the world," Adam Granduciel said shortly into the War On Drugs' set at Barcelona's Primavera Sound. It was Thursday…
Ryan Leas | June 3, 2018 - 1:37 pm

The Week In Pop

Comparing Shawn Mendes And James Bay, Guitar-Slinging Gods Of Young Adult Contempo

Shawn Mendes will finally exit his teen years this August, but you can't take his youth away. So sang the suburban Toronto native Sunday at…
Chris DeVille | May 24, 2018 - 3:18 pm
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