Arctic Monkeys

Don’t Believe the Hype

MEGAN KENNEDY looks at the hype given to new artists by the music press and suggests that, far from the Youtube era marking the democratisation of music success, the selective media publications have as much a say as ever in choosing our favourite bands.


ROWAN CALLOWAY cycles out to discover the Chesterton indie scene.

The Tab Music Awards 2009

GEORGE OSBORN hands out meaningless awards to people who don’t care.