Alex Turner’s Mic-dropping Brit Awards Speech

February 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off on Alex Turner’s Mic-dropping Brit Awards Speech

Arctic Monkeys racked up again at the Brit Awards this year, taking home Best British Group for the fourth time and its well-deserved third Best British Album for AM. Lead singer Alex Turner used the occasion to drop an irony-laced speech that was a winking piss-take on the “state” of rock ‘n roll. Reactions have […]

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Arctic Monkeys “Cornerstone” live on Craig Ferguson 09.23.2009

September 28th, 2009 · Comments Off on Arctic Monkeys “Cornerstone” live on Craig Ferguson 09.23.2009

Though, the band is somewhat unrecognizable underneath all that hair, the Arctic Monkeys brought a familiar sound to Craig Ferguson last week. “Cornerstone” is a ballad by this band’s standards, but Alex Turner’s golden quill keeps the lighters at bay. Humbug may be a departure musically in so far as it requires more than a […]

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VIDEO: Arctic Monkeys “Crying Lightning”

July 25th, 2009 · Comments Off on VIDEO: Arctic Monkeys “Crying Lightning”

Official video for the new, slightly polarizing Arctic Monkeys single, “Crying Lightning.” The Josh Homme influence from behind the boards is readily apparent but hardly overwhelming. The stoner-rock look is more jarring than the musical departure. This video is clearly a piss-take joke played straight, except for the rising out of the seat bit. The […]

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