• Miss N,  Music

    Arctic Monkeys in Queens.

    “I don’t like it, man. I just can’t get into it. It’s too lounge-y for me. It’s like a solo album, or something…” “Yeah, it took me a few listens, but then I was hooked. It’s a phenomenal album, man! You need to listen again.” Waiting in line to get into Forest Hills Stadium, in Queens to see Arctic Monkeys, I was privy to a bunch of friends debating the merits of the band’s latest album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino. Their sixth album, it really is a sonic step-away from the previous tracks released by Alex Turner and co. As Pitchfork notes, a “left-turn if ever there was one,” with Turner…

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    The 2014 Brit Awards: The One Where Arctic Monkeys Rock-n-Rolled

      “Yeah, that rock ‘n roll, it seems like it’s fading away sometimes. But it will never die.” With these words, Arctic Monkey’s frontman Alex Turner accepted the award for Best British Album, together with his bandmates. AM was absolutely one of last year’s top records so it was a well-deserved win. The group also picked up Best Group. Here’s the rest of Turner’s acceptance speech… A bit of American flavour, thanks to Beyonce, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars and Daft Punk kept the show feeling a bit more international than usual, but it was good to see Hackney’s Rudimental take Single of the Year for Waiting All Night, featuring Ella…