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Arctic Monkeys’ Alex Turner Appears in New Mini Mansions Song and Video

Arctic Monkeys’ Alex Turner Appears in New Mini Mansions Song and Video

Aching for something new from Arctic Monkeys since their 2013 album AM? Well, would you settle for something from Alex Turner? The AM leadman makes an appearance on the new song “Vertigo” from Los Angeles band Mini Mansions. Turner sings a brief interlude on the song. He also appears in the video, along with several topless ladies. […]

Noel Gallagher Drops a Truth Bomb, Cites Arctic Monkeys

When I first read the recent NME headline, “Noel Gallagher: ‘I’d rather drink petrol straight from the nozzle than listen to [Arctic Monkey] Alex Turner,’” I gasped a little. Surely Noel couldn’t be serious. Didn’t he sing their praises in 2006, calling Turner’s lyrics “stunning” and comparing the band to Oasis? He may have dialed it back […]

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Arctic Monkeys Alleged Tax Evasion? Let’s Listen to Songs About Money

There’s some buzz going around that Arctic Monkeys, among other Brit celebs, have allegedly been involved in a controversial tax evasion scheme. According to the Times, “George Michael, four members of Arctic Monkeys, Sir Michael Caine … are among more than 1,600 people who tried to shelter £1.2 billion through one of Britain’s most aggressive tax avoidance […]

Friday Flashback: Cornerstone by Arctic Monkeys

It’s been a while since I’ve professed my love for the song “Cornerstone” by Arctic Monkeys, so I think we’re due. Not only do I think this is one of the band’s best and most timeless, the video is pretty freaking adorable. I love the simplicity of the video — bare wall, single fixed camera, […]

Watch Arctic Monkeys Full Glastonbury 2013 Set

In honor of the long-awaited release of the Arctic Monkeys’ fifth studio album, AM, spend an hour and a half watching this special about their time at Glastonbury. Jo Whiley narrates a short introductory piece discussing the band’s history and their headling performance on Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage in 2007. Stick around for the band’s full […]

Arctic Monkeys: ‘AM’ Preview

The evolution of the Arctic Monkeys is clear for all to see . From the humble beginnings of a stripped back Sheffield indie rock outfit the band have adjusted, experimented and evolved their sound album upon album, even entering the realms of psychedelic ballads and funky R’n’B. With the release of their 5th studio album, “AM” due for release on the 9th of September this […]