Arctic Monkeys Finsbury Park Preview

FEATURES Arctic Monkeys Barry Nicolson gets the skinny on their upcoming Finsbury Park shows. Is this their Oasis at Knebworth? Plus support acts Tame Impala, Miles Kane and Royal Blood. The Amazing Snakeheads Behind the scenes at the final night of the band’s two-month residency at Glasgow’s Broadcast Tune-Yards Three years on from ‘Whokill’, Cian Traynor finds Merrill Garbus and her band back with a complex and ambitious new album Gruff Rhys The new film and album from the SFA frontman are inspired by an 18th century explorer, learns Tom Pinnock ALSO INSIDE THIS WEEK How’s Pete spending his time before The Libs’ comeback? We’ve got details of a secret solo album Is there finally a good posthumous Jacko album? Read our review to find out Which new act has wowed Jack White and Courtney Barnett? Florida’s Benjamin Booker is this week’ Radar Band Of The Week PLUS In The Studio – Pulled Apart By Horses Anatomy Of An Album – The Streets, ‘A Grand Don’t Come For Free’ Soundtrack Of My Life – Anton Newcombe, The Brian Jonestown Massacre Interviews with: Carl Barat So So Glos Peace Album Reviews: Sharon Van Etten Echo & The Bunnymen Hercules & Love Affair Teleman Wolf Alice Owen Pallett Royksopp & Robyn Wet Lay Llamas Trash Talk Michael Jackson Speedy Wunderground Little Barrie The Trouble With Templeton Gentle Friendly Super Duper Alice Cooper Young Magic Haunted Hearts Caught Live: The Great Escape Future Islands Ratking Bo Ningen Courtney Love Oliver Wilde Lykke Li Janelle Monae

    FEATURES

  • NMEArctic Monkeys

    Barry Nicolson gets the skinny on their upcoming Finsbury Park shows. Is this their Oasis at Knebworth? Plus support acts Tame Impala, Miles Kane and Royal Blood.

  • NMEThe Amazing Snakeheads

    Behind the scenes at the final night of the band’s two-month residency at Glasgow’s Broadcast

  • NMETune-Yards

    Three years on from ‘Whokill’, Cian Traynor finds Merrill Garbus and her band back with a complex and ambitious new album

  • NMEGruff Rhys

    The new film and album from the SFA frontman are inspired by an 18th century explorer, learns Tom Pinnock

  • ALSO INSIDE THIS WEEK

  • NMEHow’s Pete spending his time before The Libs’ comeback?

    We’ve got details of a secret solo album

  • NMEIs there finally a good posthumous Jacko album?

    Read our review to find out

  • NMEWhich new act has wowed Jack White and Courtney Barnett?

    Florida’s Benjamin Booker is this week’ Radar Band Of The Week

PLUS

  • In The Studio – Pulled Apart By Horses
  • Anatomy Of An Album – The Streets, ‘A Grand Don’t Come For Free’
  • Soundtrack Of My Life – Anton Newcombe, The Brian Jonestown Massacre
  • Interviews with:

    • Carl Barat
    • So So Glos
    • Peace
  • Album Reviews:

    • Sharon Van Etten
    • Echo & The Bunnymen
    • Hercules & Love Affair
    • Teleman
    • Wolf Alice
    • Owen Pallett
    • Royksopp & Robyn
    • Wet
    • Lay Llamas
    • Trash Talk
    • Michael Jackson
    • Speedy Wunderground
    • Little Barrie
    • The Trouble With Templeton
    • Gentle Friendly
    • Super Duper Alice Cooper
    • Young Magic
    • Haunted Hearts
  • Caught Live:

    • The Great Escape
    • Future Islands
    • Ratking
    • Bo Ningen
    • Courtney Love
    • Oliver Wilde
    • Lykke Li
    • Janelle Monae