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Review: Submarine

Here the eloquent misfit is Oliver Tate, a cynical wise guy whose inept horniness competes with his existential anxiety. .

By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 17, 2011

Codeine Velvet Club | Codeine Velvet Club

Like a Glaswegian version of Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner’s Last Shadow Puppets , the Codeine Velvet Club project finds Jon Lawler of the Fratellis making retro-’60s supper-club pop with sweeping orchestral arrangements where the fuzzy guitars us
Dangerbird (2010)
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  April 16, 2010

Photos: Arctic Monkeys at the House of Blues

Photos of the Arctic Monkeys tour with Screaming Females
W ith Screaming Females, live at the House of Blues, December 13, 2009
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  December 18, 2009

Dizzee Rascal

Boy in da Corner may be the classic Dizzee will be forced to chase for the rest of his career.
Maths + English | XL
By MATTHEW GASTEIER  |  June 12, 2007

Serious simians

It’s a rock star’s prerogative to get up every morning in the afternoon.
A day spent with Arctic Monkeys reveals the band to be, well, regular guys
By MATT ASHARE  |  May 18, 2007

Hip and free VBS.TV

In collaboration with Vice magazine, Spike Jonze has put together an on-line TV station.
But will it play in Peoria?
By RICHARD BECK  |  April 24, 2007


Sense in the sound

In Stephen Sondheim’s old formulation, opera is about music and musical theater is about words.
When it comes to singing (jazz and otherwise), it's about more than words
By JON GARELICK  |  September 20, 2006

Young and restless

It’s the lack of studied self-consciousness that makes the Arctic Monkeys so uniquely likeable. Arctic Monkeys at Avalon, June 15, 2006
The Arctic Monkeys at Avalon
By MATT ASHARE  |  June 16, 2006

Lovely lad

The 20-year-old genius frontman of the UK’s hottest band sounds just as you’d expect for a cross-continental phoner late into day four of a long tour. I Bet You Look Good on the Dance Floor (Demo)
Arctic Monkeys' Alex Turner submits to our inquisition
By JON GARELICK  |  June 10, 2006


Did we piss off the hipster-show gods?
José González, Arctic Monkeys, and Annie
By WILL SPITZ  |  April 07, 2006

Surprisingly good

Leonard Cohen once said that living in England was like living inside a cabbage, a simile I can improve only by adding: an electrified cabbage.
Arctic Monkeys beat the hype
By JAMES PARKER  |  March 13, 2006


Going ape for the Arctic Monkeys

Compared to a single verse written by Alex Turner, the entire Lennon/McCartney oeuvre is but an execrable pile of rubbish.
On the record
By MIKE MILIARD  |  February 22, 2006