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Miles Kane on his “camp and frantic” next album and jamming with “bunch of pyschos” The Jaded Hearts Club Band

Miles Kane has spoken of how his new material is leading him in a "camp and frantic" new direction, as well as discussing his time with supergroup covers group The Jaded Hearts Club Band. Watch our video interview with Kane above Speaking to NME backstage at Mad Cool 2019, Kane opened up about how he's currently enjoying a very active and...

Arctic Monkeys: A handy guide to the band’s side projects

Matt Helders and Alex Turner
When they're not on the clock doing their day jobs, the members of Arctic Monkeys can most likely be found indulging in any one of their hobbies. Drummer Matt Helders is really into photography, while Nick O'Malley likes to put down his bass and ride motorcycles. Guitarist Jamie Cook used to turn out for his local football team, Pack Horse FC. And...

Miles Kane says he won’t rule out a Last Shadow Puppets reunion

Miles Kane won't rule out a Last Shadow Puppets reunion
Miles Kane won’t rule out a Last Shadow Puppets reunion with Alex Turner. The musician – who recently released his third solo album – said he would “never say never” to another output with fellow musician Alex Turner. Speaking to The Metro, Kane says his last run of shows with Turner in 2016 were fun and he’s not ruling out returning...

‘I had no choice’ – Alex Turner on why Arctic Monkeys couldn’t write ‘AM part 2’

Arctic Monkeys Hollywood Forever photos
Alex Turner has spoken out about how he had "no choice" in writing Arctic Monkeys' new album 'Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino' as a very distant evolution from successful predecessor 'AM'. Read more: 'Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino' - the NME review Speaking to NME as part of this week's Big Read, Turner said the life he's led in the...

Video emerges of Alex Turner, Miles Kane and Lana Del Rey singing Elton John at karaoke

Alex Turner, Miles Kane and Lana Del Rey
A video has appeared online of Alex Turner, Miles Kane and Lana Del Rey performing an Elton John classic at karaoke together. The seemingly recent clip emerged among fan communities over the weekend, and shows the Arctic Monkeys frontman along with his Last Shadow Puppets bandmate, Del Rey and Tame Impala's Cam Avery together singing Sir Elton's 'Tiny Dancer' together...

The Last Shadow Puppets beat David Bowie to win top album artwork prize

The Last Shadow Puppets have had the cover art for their second album, 'Everything You've Come To Expect', crowned as the best album artwork of 2016 - beating David Bowie's cover for his final album, 'Blackstar'. The annual list has been compiled by Art Vinyl, who put together a shortlist of the best 50 album artworks from last year. Shortlisted...

Watch The Last Shadow Puppets’ glitzy new video for ‘This Is Your Life’

The Last Shadow Puppets have shared a video for their Glaxo Babies cover 'This Is Your Life'. The track is taken from their new 'Dream Synopsis' EP, it follows Alex Turner and Miles Kane's cover of Leonard Cohen's classic 'Is This What You Wanted' and Jacques Dutronc's 'Les Cactus'. This new video sees Kane takes the lead, as he and Arctic Monkeys man Turner perform with a...

These People Can’t Handle Alex Turner Singing In French

Come next month, The Last Shadow Puppets will bookend their year-long fling with a new EP - ‘The Dream Synopsis’. In the last 12 months since they announced their raunchy comeback, released new album ‘Everything You’ve Come To Expect’, sullied festival stages worldwide with outrageous dancing, expressed their love for Tame Impala and now are celebrating their manic 2016...

The Last Shadow Puppets unveil new video for ‘Les Cactus’ – watch

The Last Shadow Puppets have unveiled the new video for 'Les Cactus' - a cover of Jacques Dutronc. Taken from their upcoming 'Dream Synopsis' EP, 'Les Cactus' follows Alex Turner and Miles Kane's cover of Leonard Cohen's classic 'Is This What You Wanted'. The new video sees the duo deliver an impassioned performance of the French rocker's staple - accompanied by...

Tame Impala respond to The Last Shadow Puppets’ tribute song

Tame Impala's Kevin Parker has responded to The Last Shadow Puppets' tribute song, known among fans as 'There's A Storm Brewing'. The Last Shadow Puppets were performing at Poland's Open'Er festival this summer, when Alex Turner burst into the impromptu tune. “There’s a storm brewing… there’s a storm brewing in the form of Tame Impala,” he sang for several minutes before...