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Arctic Monkeys R U Mine?

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Video: BRIT Awards 2014 Performances feat. Arctic Monkeys, Pharrell + Nile Rodgers, Beyonce

posted by Oscar February 20, 2014

Last night (afternoon for us) the 2014 BRIT Awards and along with a great deal of highlights including Alex Turner’s brilliant speech after his Arctic Monkeys won Album of the Year, the live show included great performances from honorees like Pharrell + Nile Rodgers, Lorde, Beyonce, Katy Perry and Ellie Goulding.

See the full list of winners here, and hit the jump to see all of the performances from that night. Continue Reading

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Video: Arctic Monkeys Live In The Red Bull Sound Space At KROQ

posted by Oscar October 11, 2013

Earlier this month Arctic Monkeys played some tracks from their latest album, AM, live in The Red Bull Sound Space at KROQ in Los Angeles. This week the band put the footage of the band performing “Do I Wanna Know?” (shown above) and “R U Mine?” on their YouTube page, which you can check out now.

Hit the jump to see them perform “R U Mine?” 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