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Arctic Monkeys Live at Lollapalooza 2014

posted by Oscar August 2, 2014

Is there any band in the world bigger than Arctic Monkeys these days? Most likely not. So there was no doubt in my mind about who to see close out Day 1 at Lollapalooza this year when I saw the Brits headlining along with Hip Hop legend, Eminem. My respects to Em, but with the release of AM, Arctic Monkeys have a whole new live set with new songs that weren’t heard live in previous appearances so this performance was very, very different from their 2011 Lolla show and it was a can’t miss for long-time and new fans alike.

The band opened with “Do I Wanna Know?” (above) and the crowd was instantly under Alex Turner’s spell for the remaining hour and a half of their set. The set list was heavy on AM with tracks like “Arabella,” ” plus classics like “I Bet That You Look Good On The Dance Floor,” “Fluorescent Adolescent,” and “505.” See “Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?” below. Continue Reading

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Album Review: Arctic Monkeys – ‘AM’

posted by Oscar September 8, 2013

Arctic Monkeys - AM

The Arctic Monkeys’ first album, Whatever People Say I am, That’s What I’m Not, is pure 2kRock awesomeness and it made them one of my favorite modern bands. Now “the Monkeys” are releasing their 5th studio album, AM, and it’s sounding like a proper new effort. In interviews prior to this release, lead singer Alex Turner revealed that the new album was inspired by Black Sabbath and Dr. Dre. At first glance, it’s easy to notice the influence of the Godfathers of Metal, but Dre’s signature sound is a tad bit more difficult to hear. Overall, AM, delivers a great package that reminds us that Rock is not completely dead. Continue Reading