Arctic Monkeys

10 Greatest British Tracks of 2011

As the sun sets on another year, and the bloggers post their final compilations, attempting to make sense of quite a disparate musical landscape, the Anglophenia music obsessives have been busy in conference, trying to work out who …

Meet Chas & Dave, Forebears of Arctic Monkeys

Some cultural institutions are a little tricky to explain in one go, you kind of have to live through them to understand why they’re important and why they happened. So if I tell you that there was a duo in the early ’80s …

Alex Turner to Gary Barlow: Sorry Mate

Alex Turner has something he’d like to say to one of his pop elders.

In the new issue of NME, the Arctic Monkeys frontman offers his sincere apologies to Take That‘s Gary Barlow. In 2006, a then-20-year-old Turner referred to the British chart-topping boy band as “a load of old …