Arctic Monkeys Are Done Being Rock Music’s Saviors
The grimy Sheffield romantics are back with an album that’s insular, moody, and straight-up weird. There are no singles on ‘Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino,’ but that’s part of the appeal.
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Behold a Confusing But Exciting Trailer For the New Arctic Monkeys Album
The Sheffield, UK band's sixth LP, 'Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino,' is out May 11 and tbh we're ready to rock.
Coco Won’t Pretend to Be Someone He’s Not
The Sheffield MC on his first 16, working with Toddla T and making positivity his MO.
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Does Anyone Still Give a Shit About Record Store Day?
Has it been ruined by major label releases and weasels flipping everything on eBay or is it still "Christmas" for music fans? We asked the people of Sheffield.
Daniel Dylan Wray
Ched Evans Found Not Guilty of Rape in Retrial
After his conviction was quashed and a retrial was held, Ched Evans has been found not guilty of rape.
The Rise and Fall of Gatecrasher, the UK's Spiritual Home of Trance
The life and of Sheffield's most legendary institution, as told by those who lived and loved it.
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If You Rinsed Zelda Growing up, This New Lean Low Tune Is for You
"Zelda's Werkout" is from forthcoming EP of the same name.
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How One Phone Toppled a British Family's Prison-Run Drug Ring
The group, including three generations of one family, ended up with 72 years of prison time among them as a result.
How One Photographer Captured the Changing Face of Immigration in His Hometown
He picked up his camera and started taking photos of the people who've made Sheffield their new home each year since 1945.
Ellie Bramley; Photos: Jeremy Abrahams
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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.
We Made the Rounds with a Whippits Dealer
Before the UK's Psychoactive Substances Act makes his business too risky to pursue, a British nitrous oxide dealer invited us to accompany him on his rounds.
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.
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