Archive | Arctic Monkeys

Vote in the NME USA music awards. Or not.

NME is sponsoring the first-ever NME Awards USA. I just tried going over to their website to read about the nominees, and when voting ends, but apparently you need to be a registered user to see the information. And that's completely lame. So I won't be voting. If you don't have the same online editorial […]

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NME Top 10, found yet again, this time subsumed by the evils of MTV2

Well, NME might have finally jumped the shark by totally ceding control of their Top 10 songs to MTV2 UK, or at least that is what it seems to me. After months of searching for the NME top 10, I did finally find it on the MTV2 website, or at least what it claims is […]

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Best of 2007: Imaginary Chona's picks!

This was ridiculously hard to do! Without further ado, I present my top ten picks for 2007 releases (in no particular order): Spoon – Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga Broken Social Scene Presents: Kevin Drew – Spirit If… Minus the Bear – Planet of Ice Arcade Fire – Neon Bible Arctic Monkeys – Favourite Worst […]

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Amy Winehouse is cooler than Beth Ditto? Where's Jarvis?!?

NME has posted their "Cool" findings for 2007 on their website and has opened the voting for the Readers' Top 10 on their website. The NME editorial staff ranked cool-kids like so:  1. Frank Carter, Gallows (new) 2. Jamie Reynolds, Klaxon (last year 13) 3. Lovefoxxx, CSS (last year 10) 4. Ryan Jarman, The Cribs (re-entry) 5. Lethal Bizzle […]

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Fake Tales of Seattle: The Arctic Monkeys at the Paramount

Show Date: September 29, 2007

“This band is so good” I told my friend more than a few times during the Arctic Monkey’s Saturday night set at the Paramount. On occasion I would throw in an adjective that begins with the letter “f” for good measure. And really, they were good (that same descriptive word Erik Gonzalez also struggled with […]

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Want free tickets to the Arctic Monkeys show this Saturday? (note: new venue!)

This Saturday night the ever-hyped but always big fun Arctic Monkeys will play at the beautiful Paramount** Theatre with long-time TIG faves the Coral and Voxtrot. The show is all-ages, and the lineup, completely swoon-worthy. And better yet — yer pals here at Three Imaginary Girls have two free pairs of tickets to give away! […]

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Favourite Worst Nightmare


Music can be like cars a lot of the time. There are cars that are flashy, sexy, and possibly questionable and dang, they're exciting. There are a lot of cars that are good, reliable, and soundly constructed — but they don’t get you excited. The Arctic Monkeys, to me at least, are the latter: They […]

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