Arctic Monkeys
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Media // 9 Articles
Videos // 1 Articles

Best Albums of 2006
22 Dec 2006 // 11:00 PM

At long last, the annual rite of passage, the "best of" list... Here's PopMatters picks for the best 60 records of 2006.


Arctic Monkeys: AM
9 Sep 2013 // 9:06 PM

One excellent example of and call for the “Album”. Whether conceptual or not, Arctic Monkeys' fifth LP is a wonderfully cohesive and diverse album that fits together incredibly well. This is Alex Turner at his most lyrically poetic and musically complex.

Arctic Monkeys: Suck It and See
8 Jun 2011 // 6:00 AM

The nods to their own past are always brief and measured; this album was crafted by a band moving inescapably forward.


Counterbalance: Arctic Monkeys' 'AM'
2 May 2014 // 3:00 AM

This week's Counterbalance got some interstellar-gator skin boots and a helter skelter 'round her little finger and I ride it endlessly. Take a dip in the Arctic Monkeys' daydreams with their latest release.

Arctic Monkeys - "One For the Road" (video) + Tour Dates
24 Oct 2013 // 2:56 AM

Arctic Monkeys have come a long way since their neo-Britpop "I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor" days. Who'd have thought they'd ever have a video featuring tractors of all things...

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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