We Asked a Linguist Why Alex Turner Now Sounds Like an Old Cowboy
Alex Turner's voice now sounds like Sean Bean doing a Bill Clinton impression at gun point first thing in the morning. We wanted to know why.
Here’s How It Felt to Grow Up in Northern England During the Rise of the Arctic Monkeys
As the group’s debut album reaches its ten year anniversary, I can’t help but think their impact made my city a worse place to be.
Sylvester Stallone's £500 Sheffield 'Meet and Greet' Was Completely Fucking Weird
There were anti-Israel protesters, sobbing fits, arm wrestling, a marriage proposal and a woman who once waited six hours in the rain to see his hand. Oh, and Mike Read – that UKIP-loving DJ – was the host.
Meeting Korn and Slipknot's Diehard British Fans
We sent a former townie to meet the grungers who hated him at school.
The Ecstasy and Agony of Prince Naseem Hamed: Britain's Forgotten Icon
Boxing, speed garage, racial tensions and the collapse of the industrial heartlands – for a few years in the late 90s, all that and more was wrapped up in one of the most dazzling cunts on earth.
Cry-Baby of the Week
This week: A man allegedly shot someone because a dog pooped in his yard.
Bassline: The UK Dance Scene That Was Killed by the Police
Niche in Sheffield was the home of bassline – and for a while, it was amazing.
Sheffield Is a Paradise
Come and meet its angels.