Tag Archives: Arctic Monkeys

Lollapalooza 2014

Allow me to set the scene for you. It’s the first weekend of August in Grant Park, Chicago. My journey begins in the quaint Barrington train station, just an hour…

Outsidelands 2014 Lineup Announced

Tweet Think San Francisco. Think cool sips of beer and grass-stained knees with music emanating from the trees around you. Outside Lands, a music festival that takes place every year…

Miley Cyrus: Out of Control Pop Star or Closeted Indie Artist?

Tweet What images first come to mind when I mention the now-infamous pop star Miley Cyrus? Crotch-grabbing, tongue-wagging,nudity amongst construction equipment? (Ouch, think of the chafing). While many scoff at…

Arctic Monkeys Play The Fillmore Detroit

Sometimes, I want to be Arctic Monkeys front man, Alex Turner. Not meet. Not be like, no. I want to be Alex Turner. It’s an odd desire considering I’m a…

Indie Olympics

What virtues become a gold-medal Olympian of Indie music? Beyond the strength and skill that all performers must posses, the subtler elements of creativity, style, and passion are also present,…

Arctic Monkeys, AM

For some reason I have never been able to get really hooked on the Arctic Monkeys. Sure, “From the Ritz to the Rubble,” is a staple in any iTunes collection…

Arctic Monkeys “R U Mine”, “Do I Wanna Know”

The Arctic Monkeys’ new album, AM, is scheduled for release on September 9th with two singles already released. The two singles, “R U Mine” and “Do I Wanna Know,” sound more mature…