WATCH: Arabella, official video

From the UK tour 2013 booklet

Arctic Monkeys covers Drake’s “Hold On We’re Going Home” on BBC R1 Live Lounge

Arctic Monkeys are nominated for this year’s Mercury Prize (x)

Knee Socks, live debut at Club 69 (Antwerp - 10 September 2013)

DOWNLOAD: Arctic Monkeys at iTunes Festival 2013  (9 September - Roundhouse, London)

AUDIO + HD VIDEO

Includes the live debut of tracks from the new album — One For The Road, Snap Out Of It, and Fireside. [via ArcticMonkeysFR]

DOWNLOAD: Arctic Monkeys at iTunes Festival 2013 
(9 September - Roundhouse, London)

AUDIO + HD VIDEO

Includes the live debut of tracks from the new album — One For The Road, Snap Out Of It, and Fireside. [via ArcticMonkeysFR]

It’s Arctic Monday!

AM is officially out and the boys are headlining iTunes Festival tonight. Their performance will be streamed on iTunes at around 8PM UK time (3PM EST), but stick around earlier and catch fellow Sheffield act, Drenge, open for them. All good things! WOOOO

Tomorrow, Arctic Monkeys are playing one of their most intimate gigs since 2005 in Antwerp, you can win tickets via the radiostation Studio Brussel or the TV show Cafe Corsari (in which they’ll play a song too). However, AMus has four pairs of tickets to give away. All you have to do is answer this question:

Leather jacket, collar popped like antenna is the official lyrics line for No. 1 Party Anthem. However, there has been a lot of debate whether “antenna” isn’t really another word. Which one?

Entries need to be mailed to damien@arcticmonkeys.fr before 10 PM (GMT +1 timezone) tonight. Also please state your full name, the person you are bringing with your their full name and both of your addresses. Also: Please make sure you can definitely make it to the concert. It is in Antwerp, Belgium at the Zuiderpershuis at 8PM. If you can’t make it or are unsure whether you can, please don’t enter.

Arctic Monkeys on the cover of NME

Arctic Monkeys on the cover of NME

AM: Your top 3 songs at first listen

Yeah, I’m gonna be that asshole who asks you to narrow down your favorites from the album. So?

FIRST PLAY: Arabella, live at Zurich Open Air festival (30 August 2013) - via AMFrance

MOJO Magazine, August 2013

MOJO Magazine, August 2013