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Thursday, May 17, 2012

May 16, 2012

Given that opening bands are usually so eminently skippable, often just some underperforming label-mate of the main act, it's refreshing to come across a show that basically has two headliners. Beyond giving you more bang for your buck, it invit...
Monday, May 30, 2011

May 27, 2011

Though the considerable buzz that initially surrounded them has worn off somewhat, that shouldn't be taken as an indication that the Arctic Monkeys' moment has come and gone. Instead, they seem to have stepped outside of the endless cycle of hype...
Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009

Tonight @ The Rave, 8 p.m.

With their debut Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not and the sophomore effort Favourite Worst Nightmare, England’s Arctic Monkeys combined straight-ahead, riffy rock with incisive, sarcastic lyrics to memorable effect. The new release, Humbug (produced by Queens of the Stone Age mastermind Josh Homme), may...
09.25.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
I'll be on FM 102.1's "Indie Soundcheck" program Sunday night at 11 p.m., as will the Arctic Monkeys´┐Ża potentially embarrassing confluence that could highlight my inability to pronounce the word "Arctic" (too word with far too many consonants for this particular tongue). Will I choke on the word? Will the Monkeys share charming anecdotes? Will they jam with host Ryan Miller? Stay tuned: Sunday, 11...
Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009
They were the coke-snorting, trust-fund abusing, bastard grandkids of The Beatles—true libertines, influenced by The Libertines, with substance-driven frantic energy, skirt-chasing confidence and the too-cool-for-the-room sneer of disaffected youth. When NME named the Arctic Monkeys’ debut “the fifth greatest British album of all time,” the average age of the band members was 20...

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