By Jack Tregoning 28th Oct, 2008
With the countdown on to Big Day Out's 2nd round line-up, we've decided to weigh in with some of our own predictions (and crush a few dreams).
By Sean Greaney 23rd Sep, 2008
A rose by any other name would smell as sweet. The Arctic Monkeys by any other name would sound as The Rascals.
By Jack Tregoning 10th Sep, 2008
From a heavyweight nominations list that included Radiohead and Burial, Elbow has claimed the Mercury Prize for 'The Seldom Seen Kid'.
By Jack Tregoning 23rd Jul, 2008
In a crowded pool, the Mercury Prize has retained its significance as a musical yardstick. This year's nominees are refreshingly diverse.
By Kelly Dann 27th Jun, 2008
Arctic Monkeys' frontman Alex Turner teams up with The Rascals' Miles Kane and James Ford (Simian Mobile Disco) to deliver a brilliantly pompous orchestrated debut, reminiscent of a (good) James Bond soundtrack.
By Jack Tregoning 30th Apr, 2008
The Age of Understatement is the debut offering from prodigious double act The Last Shadow Puppets - and needless to say we're big fans. FasterLouder has got its hands on a must-see video of the boys sharing their thoughts on the hype-worthy record
By Jack Tregoning 17th Apr, 2008
Riding on a wave of hype, The Last Shadow Puppets (aka Arctic Monkey Alex Turner and head Rascal Miles Kane) debuted their full live performance on Late Night With Jools Holland this week.