Articles Tagged 'Alex Turner'

Five Songwriters Who Deserve The Comic Book Treatment

This November, at the Tucson Comic-Con, a new comic will be launched, called Unite and Take Over: Comic Book Stories Inspired by The Smiths. It’s the 78-page brainchild of publisher Shawn Demumbrum, who brought in artists like Christian Vilaire, Henry Barajas, Jeff Pina, and Shelby Robertson, to help him illustrate a series of stories which […]

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 bollocks” while attending an awards […]

Music Roundup: The Bewitching Brilliance of Esben and the Witch

We fell madly for Esben and the Witch‘s goth-tinged soundscape upon hearing the eerie “Marching Song” last fall. And this week, the Brighton, England trio finally brings their long-awaited debut album, Violet Cries, to U.S. shores. “Dread is what Esben and the Witch do best, yet they’re not about cheap shocks, and they’re not kitsch […]