Nobody can accuse Arctic Monkeys of resting on their laurels…or their fashion. In the span of five years the band has put out four albums (not including side projects), toured the world a few times and hit all the hip festivals. And what started as a neo-Mod band with a healthy nod to musical and … Continue reading Arctic Monkeys – Black Treacle
“My propeller won’t spin, and I can’t get it started on my own.”
Five songs including a Bad Seeds cover. Dark!
Video: Arctic Monkeys – “Cornerstone” The next single from Humbug, this one’s a ballad with typically clever lyrics about bumping into a series of girls who bears a passing resemblance to your ex: “She was close / Close enough to be your ghost / But my chances turned to toast / When I asked her … Continue reading New Arctic Monkeys video: Cornerstone
One man’s report from the dank depths of Perry Farrell’s pride and joy. Lollapalooza 2009 was hot and damp and generally less-than. But try the Falafel Pita and steer clear of Dave Navarro’s ego, if you can.
Video: Arctic Monkeys – “Crying Lightning” We posted the audio stream a couple weeks ago, but here’s the official video for “Crying Lightning,” the single from Humbug, due August 25 on Domino. They’re apparently refugee zombies now…or something. Arctic Monkeys: iTunes, Amazon, Insound, wiki.
Bad ass new track from the Arctic Monkeys‘ third album, Humbug (August 25, Domino Records) and Produced by Josh Homme (Queens of the Stone Age) and James Ford (Simian Mobile Disco). “Crying Lightning” is a simmering creeper anchored with a spooky bass line and reverb guitars. I like. Crying Lightning – Arctic Monk… Arctic Monkeys: … Continue reading New Arctic Monkeys – Crying Lightning
Video: The View From Sean’s House Party You’ve gotta watch this. The jist: Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders goes to a party at Diddy‘s house and develops a quick bromance with his host. Warning: you’ll find it impossible to hate the former Puff Daddy after watching this video, so if that’s part of your deal … Continue reading Arctic Monkeys vs. Sean "Diddy" Combs
The side project of Alex Turner from Arctic Monkeys and Miles Kane from The Rascals adds drama and style to dreary London.
Video: The Last Shadow Puppets – “The Age Of The Understatement” Speaking of men’s fashion, you can’t beat the Soviet military look. This video is the title track from the debut album by the Last Shadow Puppets, the side project of Alex Turner from the Arctic Monkeys and Miles Kane from the Rascals. Check out … Continue reading Last Shadow Puppets – The Age Of The Understatement