ALL OF THE MONKEYS AINT IN THE ZOO
In todays turnover, a six-year career should be counted in dog years, and Arctic Monkeys have not slouched during their wild trajectory; 2006s I Bet You Look Good on the Dance Floor, as British a single as the Queen is herself, propelled their album, Whatever People Say I Am, Thats What Im Not, to become the bestselling debut in U.K. history, and this summers Humbug brought in newbie producer Josh Homme (Queens of the Stone Age) for thicker, more sinister rock than their post-punk prior. Its been said endlessly, but confirmed now: Theyre young, but theyve got it down, and theyre the utter professionals of the British scene. With Screaming Females.
Thu., Dec. 10, 8 p.m.; Fri., Dec. 11, 8 p.m., 2009
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