With Young Buffalo, 8 p.m. Wednesday, August 3, at House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, 888-402-5837 or www.hob.com/houston.
It might not seem like Arctic Monkeys have been around long enough to blow through a number of music industry clichés, but they've already had a massive debut, safe-playing sophomore release, and a departure of a third album that shot for a larger, slicker sound than the one the band broke through with. Now, only five years after their much-loved first album, Arctic Monkeys have been talking about going back to basics on last month's Suck It and See. The band's clever Brit-rock has always felt like it's ahead of the curve, so perhaps it's only fitting that their career follows suit.
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