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Alex Turner

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2014

    The 10 Best Acts of Voodoo Music Experience 2014

    The 16th annual Voodoo Music Arts Experience has come and gone, leaving the rich taste of Hurricanes and filé gumbo in our mouth and the sweet sounds of Foo Fighters, OutKast, Arctic Monkeys and the rest of the festival's stacked lineup. Taking over New Orleans' City Park every Halloween weekend ... More >>

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    October 31, 2014

    Arctic Monkeys at The Woodlands, 10/30/2014

    Arctic Monkeys Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion October 30, 2014 Once this whole Ebola thing dies down a little, there are worse ways the Centers for Disease Control could spend taxpayer money than investigating the likely spike in the birth rate between now and the late-2013 release of the Arctic M ... More >>

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    October 27, 2014

    The Five Best Concerts In Houston This Week: Finch, Jay Farrar, Arctic Monkeys, etc.

    Finch Warehouse Live, October 28 From Cory Garcia's review of Finch's October 2013 concert at Warehouse Live, when they played 2002's What It Is to Burn in its entirety: To their credit, the band was in good form. They perform like a band that hasn't played the exact same show dozens of times, one ... More >>

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    February 3, 2014

    Five Great Musical Duos-In-Waiting

    Last month at Starbucks, waiting on my Grande Pike, I spied on the sales counter a curious item. It was a CD featuring duets by the dude from Green Day and Norah Jones. "Weird combo," I thought, took my coffee and went on with my day. Then, maybe a week later, Phil Everly passed away and the boss ... More >>

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    October 5, 2013

    Top Five Acts at ACL Festival, 10/4/2013

    ARCTIC MONKEYS I spent a good part of the mid-'00s torturing every passenger in my car with the Arctic Monkeys' album Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not on repeat. I still enjoy busting out that album (and my faux accent) to screech along with them. So needless to say, I was stoked to cat ... More >>

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    April 25, 2012

    Last Night: The Black Keys & Arctic Monkeys at the Woodlands

    The Black Keys, Arctic Monkeys Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion April 24, 2012 It's hard to find an honest-to-Jesus, meat-and-potatoes (and possibly bourbon-soaked) rock show in 2012. Enter the Black Keys and the Arctic Monkeys last night at that lil' ol' shed in The Woodlands, who delivered nearly ... More >>

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    August 4, 2011

    Last Night: Arctic Monkeys At House Of Blues

    Photos by Marc Brubaker​Arctic Monkeys, Young Buffalo House of Blues August 3, 2011 See the Arctic Monkeys' chav-y chic in our slideshow. Five years since their first stateside splash in February 2006 with their debut Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not, we've watched the Arctic Mo ... More >>

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    May 31, 2011

    Out Today: My Morning Jacket Back In Form, Vedder's Ukulele Slays

    ​This week brings a new My Morning Jacket album, an Eddie Vedder ukulele outing, the umpteenth Dave Matthews Band live collection, and Ozzy's past barks at the moon. We are just now hitting the busy summer release period, so these blogs in the next few weeks will be getting jam-packed. In th ... More >>

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    October 4, 2009

    ACL 2009 Day Three: Arctic Monkeys Are All Growns Up

    Photos by Groovehouse​Just weeks after the release of their new Humbug, the Arctic Monkeys hit the AMD stage at mid-afternoon with a newly grungy sound reminiscent of Primal Scream and somehow, hairy period Kinks.

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    June 12, 2008
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    September 18, 2007

    Last Night: Queens of the Stone Age and Arctic Monkeys at Verizon Wireless Theater

    QOTSA, two days earlier at ACL Fest. Queens of the Stone Age, with the Arctic Monkeys September 17, 2007 Verizon Wireless Theater Better Than: Watching Two and Half Men re-runs with Mom. Download: QOTSA’s version of Tom Waits’s “Goin’ Out West” Some bands stay a single cohesive unit ... More >>

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    June 15, 2006

    Are They the New Beatles?

    Nope. But the Arctic Monkeys might be the next Who

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    June 8, 2006

    Bring On the Backlash!

    Flinging poo at the haters with the Arctic Monkeys

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    February 23, 2006

    Arctic Monkeys

    Whatever You Say I Am, That's What I'm Not

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