Monday, January 30, 2006

Arctic Monkeys: "scrappy and brilliant group from Yorkshire that is currently awash in hyperbolic praise"

Arctic Monkeys @ Botanique
Originally uploaded by derekb.
NY Times hype, freshly spied, can deliver a sort of carbonatical intoxication to folks like me. Re the Arctic Monkeys are hot!

But the hypemachine has its balancing wheel today. It's the online mp3 and, of course, it reveals a nice kachunk of the real story.

This week the NYTimes cleverly pumps up the Arctic Monkeys hysteria. Here's the article and here's the Arctic Monkeys site, with 4 of their Yorkshire-inflected teen puddings.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

As far as bands from across the pond go, I highly reccomend Stereophonics, from Wales.