Alex Turner

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2014

    Arctic Monkeys - Madison Square Garden - 2/8/14

    Better Than: Winning a 90-minute shopping spree at Brandy Melville Saturday night English indie rock band Arctic Monkeys lead singer/guitarist Alex Turner walked onstage at a sold-out Madison Square Garden through fog and strobe lights with his usual slightly-Elvis inspired style quiff and faintly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2012

    Orion Festival In Photos: The Bands, The Scene, And The "Potato Tornado"

    I spent the past two days at Atlantic City's Bader Field, which played host to the inaugural Orion Music More Festival, a two-day "music, arts and lifestyle" bonanza put together by the thrash kings in Metallica. It was pretty great all around—James Hetfield kept referring to the bash as a " ... More >>

  • Music

    May 23, 2012

    Midyear Report: 12 for '12

    A dozen of the best singles from the year so far

  • Voice Choices

    May 11, 2011


    Arctic Monkeys invade Central Park

  • Voice Choices

    May 4, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 31, 2008

    The Last Shadow Puppets Live: Britpop Has a New Asshole

    Alex Turner and Miles Kane The Last Shadow Puppets Grand Ballroom at the Manhattan Center Thursday, October 30 So Britpop has a new asshole. That would be Miles Kane, guitarist/vocalist of the Last Shadow Puppets, a band who for some reason has failed to catch the freak-out tidal wave the Puppetsā ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2007

    Photos: Austin City Limits 2007

    Would you like some of Alex Turner's Popsicle? photo by Craig Hlavaty While NY blog nerds were chasing around a very sick Dan Deacon (double-D still played his scheduled Webster/Bowery/The Yard triple-header, despite being ridiculously ill), Southern nerds were running after (and away from) 1) vari ... More >>

  • Music

    April 17, 2007

    Nickelback U.K.

    The press-fattened Arctic Monkeys roll loudly, wittily, competently on

  • Music

    June 6, 2006

    Bring on the Backlash

    Flinging poo at the haters with the Arctic Monkeys

  • Music

    February 14, 2006

    Romance or What

    Dancefloor chic with England's latest and greatest