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Video: Arctic Monkeys feat. Josh Homme – “Knee Socks” live at The Wiltern (LA)

posted by Oscar October 4, 2013

Recording at live shows tends to get a bad rep for all sorts of reasons, but then sometimes someone captures a cool moment like this that can now be shared with the world. Queens Of The Stone Age frontman Josh Homme was a known collaborator of the Arctic Monkeys on their latest project, and the other night he joined the band at LA’s The Wiltern to help them perform “Knee Socks.”

Shot in black and white (or most likely just uploaded with that filter), this clip is of a pretty decent quality. Plus, the song is awesome. See it above.

(RS)

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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