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Arctic Monkeys win Album Of The Decade for ‘AM’ at NME Awards 2020

Arctic Monkeys
The 2013 masterpiece is the gem of the 2010s

Terry Gilliam: “We’re doomed – what is going on with the world?”

Terry Gilliam
The brain behind some of cinema's craziest epics talks climate change, Adolf Hitler, Brexit Britain – and getting his big break with Terry Jones

The Best Songs Of The Decade: The 2010s

Here – after much debate – are the 100 very best songs of 2010s

Arctic Monkeys’ former bassist Andy Nicholson considered suicide following “soul-destroying” departure

Andy Nicholson with Arctic Monkeys
Arctic Monkeys' former bassist Andy Nicholson has opened up on his "soul-destroying" departure from the band. The musician, who released a solo EP under his Goldteeth moniker earlier this year, formed the indie outfit back in 2002 alongside Alex Turner, Matt Helders, and Jamie Cook. Read More: Andy Nicholson tells us about life after Arctic Monkeys and going solo After taking a...

First ever ‘Peaky Blinders’ soundtrack to be released – hear PJ Harvey’s cover of ‘Red Right Hand’

Peaky Blinders
An official release of the full Peaky Blinders soundtrack has been announced for the first time. Check out the full tracklist below. After the grand finale of Peaky Blinders season five, now the first ever official release of music from all seasons has been confirmed for a double CD, triple vinyl and digital release on November 15. As well as Nick...

Here’s how you could get your hands on rare white label pressings from Arctic Monkeys, David Bowie, Coldplay, and more

A batch of white label test pressings from the likes of Arctic Monkeys, David Bowie, Coldplay, and more are set to go up for auction. Read more: The Beatles, Stones, and… Olivia Newton-John?: These are the 50 most valuable records in the world The vinyl test pressings are produced to test the sound quality of a record before it is sent...

‘Humbug’ at 10: How Arctic Monkeys’ desert-daze sparked the band’s most divisive era

On July 6 2009, something dark and twisted leaked from BBC Radio 1. ‘Crying Lightning’ was Arctic Monkeys’ first single in over two years, and the first from third album ‘Humbug’, released over a month later. Except... it sounded absolutely nothing like the band who had found instant fame with 2005 debut ‘Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What...

Mini Mansions lift off from ‘Tranquility Base…’ at Reading 2019, destination AI apocalypse

If Mini Mansions – the LA semi-supergroup made up of on-stage associates of Arctic Monkeys, Queens Of The Stone Age and The Last Shadow Puppets – are trying to downplay the idea that their 2015 track ‘Vertigo’ inspired ‘Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino’, they’re going a funny way about it. To an intro tape of distinctly lunar lounge atmospherics,...

Alex Turner and Julian Casablancas spotted together after Strokes gig in Paris

Arctic Monkeys' Alex Turner and Julian Casablancas were spotted together after a recent Strokes gig in Paris. This weekend saw The Strokes headline Lollapalooza Paris 2019. At the aftershow party, one fan got a snap of the two frontmen hanging out together, claiming that Turner then hugged them after the photo was taken. Check out the picture below. As part of...