Arctic Monkeys

Guest Playlist: Miss Lucy shares latest single “Chocolate” and his favourite sweet songs

March 29, 2023

Meanjin/Brisbane electro-pop artist Miss Lucy is gearing up for a big return this year by sharing the latest taste with new single “Chocolate”, released 17 March. The track draws inspiration from 70s songwriting greats, with funky basslines and slick synths over dance beats. Produced and co-written by Matt McGuffie and recorded at home in 2021, […]

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Live Review: Arctic Monkeys bring the nostalgia to The Domain in Sydney (14.01.23)

January 17, 2023

And so we have it, the biggest concert so far this year for Sydneysiders; a packed-out, uniformly excellent performance from indie rock legends Arctic Monkeys and DMAs on support duties. It felt like a festival; it basically was. The Domain has been used quite extensively as a venue over the past few months, jumping from […]

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Heaps Good Festival was a triumphant day of music

January 8, 2023

For native South Australian Croweaters the expression “Heaps Good” is used to denote something better than good; i.e. “That’s Heaps Good.” Hence this festival lived up to its name of being Heaps Good. With headliners Arctic Monkeys, CHVRCHES and Jamie XX, how could you go wrong? The outdoor Eucalyptus Stage opened with  local acts Mum […]

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Photo Gallery: Lost Paradise ft. Arctic Monkeys, G Flip, Jamie XX and more – Glenworth Valley (28-31.12.22)

January 2, 2023

Lost Paradise festival returned to the beautiful Glenworth Valley in NSW on the 28th December for four days of music, dancing and all round good times. It was a young and friendly crowd, who were lured by the combination of great bands, cracking DJ’s and an epic location to see in the new year. Being […]

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Adelaide’s Heaps Good festival reveals set times and site map

December 14, 2022

Set times and the festival map has been released for the inaugural Heaps Good Festival in the heart of Adelaide. With a great line up including Arctic Monkeys, Peggy Gou, CHVRCHES, and Jamie xx it’s sure to be an incredible day of music. Taking place across two huge stages, Heaps Good’s Eucalyptus Stage will play host to […]

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Falls Festival Victoria makes exciting location change as we edge closer to summer

September 15, 2022

Summer is on its way and who isn’t excited after a cold and wet winter!? And while we wait, Falls Festival has dropped some juicy news about its 2022/23 Victorian location. After recently revealing their new Birregurra location, which was lovingly accepted by the local community and council, a small group has filed an application […]

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Falls Festival is back with a lineup to wrap up 2022 the right way

May 4, 2022

Falls Festival has announced its buzz-worthy 2022/23 lineup alongside new venues in VIC and WA to make sure Aussies across the country can experience the quintessential New Year’s festival’s revival. Having been cancelled each summer through the pandemic, this year’s bill does not disappoint. Headlining the multi-day event are internationals such as Arctic Monkeys, Lil […]

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Live Review: Arctic Monkeys treat Sydney to a mixed cocktail of hits

March 2, 2019

It’s been widely reported that the opening line of Arctic Monkeys’ most recent – and divisive – album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino, was about Alex Turner just wanting to be one of The Strokes. If you’re going to take away one thing about that line ( a line that very well could have been […]

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Photo Gallery: Arctic Monkeys + Mini Mansions – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne (26.02.19)

February 28, 2019

Arctic Monkeys‘ Australian & New Zealand tour hit Melbourne on Tuesday night, joining the band were Mini Mansions. The AU’s Rebecca Houlden was there to capture all the action. The tour continues to Sydney for two shows on Friday and Saturday, before heading to Brisbane. For more information and to get tickets for the remaining shows […]

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Arctic Monkeys announce arena shows for Australia and New Zealand

October 25, 2018

Sheffield rockers Arctic Monkeys have today announced a triumphant return to Australia and New Zealand, bringing Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino down our way for a tour across Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane and Auckland. What’s more is that they will be bringing friends and collaborators Mini Mansions along for the ride, the L.A band filling […]

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Lollapalooza Day One: CHVRCHES, Travis Scott, Khalid, Arctic Monkeys & all the highlights from Grant Park, Chicago

August 3, 2018

The 2018 edition of Lollapalooza kicked off Thursday in Chicago’s Grant Park with a jam packed lineup of today’s current pop sensations. Lollapalooza this year seems geared to the new wave of artists and not so much the big names of yesteryear, The Weeknd is slated as the first name on the bill this year, […]

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Review: Primavera Sound in Barcelona cements itself as the world’s finest music festival

June 8, 2018

Over the weekend, I made my way to Barcelona in Catalonia for the second time; a return to the iconic festival Primavera Sound, a sprawling four day event that showcased the finest acts in the world, alongside the hottest, buzziest new acts to watch. With the main music starting around 7pm and running all the […]

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Here’s where you can find each Arctic Monkeys Pop-Up Store around the globe

May 11, 2018

The Arctic Monkeys are back! But not in the way you may think. Sure, their newest album Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino may be out today, but it’s their various pop-up stores that have gotten our attention. Based on the name of their newest album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino pop-up stores have opened in […]

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Watch some of the Arctic Monkeys’ favourite films at an exclusive mini-film fest this week

May 9, 2018

The long awaited new Arctic Monkeys album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino, is just DAYS from release and while we wait for this one to drop, the band’s team have continued to ensure that the hype is well and truly conjured. For fans in New York, Sydney, Paris, Berlin, Tokyo and of course, the boys’ very own Sheffield […]

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Reacquaint yourself with the Arctic Monkeys at their exclusive pop up shop in Sydney this week

May 9, 2018

The long awaited new Arctic Monkeys album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino, is just DAYS from release and while we wait for this one to drop, the band’s team have continued to ensure that the hype is well and truly conjured. For fans in New York, Sydney, Paris, Berlin, Tokyo and of course, the boys’ very […]

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Festival Destinations: Primavera Sound – May & June 2018

February 16, 2018

There’s no denying that the 18th edition of Primavera Sound is going to be one to remember. If you’ve had the chance to suss out their signature line-up, you’ll know it features huge artists who are set to bring their insane live sets to Barcelona this May and June; and if you haven’t yet, head […]

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Five Albums You Must Listen to This Week (#005)

April 12, 2017

Ahead of the long weekend, we take a look at some wide ranging albums; from Arctic Monkeys‘ seminal 2006 debut through to Loyle Carner‘s impressive 2017 breakthrough. Throwback to 1995 with one of Sydney’s best underrated groups and come back into the now with Childish Gambino‘s incredible switch up release – five albums our crew recommends you need in […]

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Festival Review: Southbound Festival – Day One (07.01.12)

January 10, 2012

Another Southbound has come and gone, and once again it was a great weekend filled with great music, plenty of sun, and a nice, chilled out vibe. There were a couple of changes made since the previous year, the most noticeable one – or, rather, the one that everyone has been harping on about – […]

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