Mikey Freedom Hart used to play in Sinkane and Albert Hammond Jr.’s band, and he’s currently a member of Bleachers. But Hart is also cultivating a solo project called ExMore »


One day, I have to imagine that James Corden will have the Strokes participate in his Carpool Karaoke series, and we’ll all feel weird about it. In the meantime, he… More »

Nice As Fuck — the post-punk trio of Jenny Lewis, Erika Forster, and Tennessee Thomas — released their self-titled debut under the radar last month. Today they’ve more publicly revealed… More »

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Governors Ball usually has a solid and reliable lineup. Another way to say that is that it sometimes leans predictable, booking lineups that are built on a lot of the… More »


The Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. has already made videos out of some of the songs — “Born Slippy,” “Losing Touch,” “Caught By My Shadow” — from his 2015 solo… More »

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Sia, Charli XCX, Johnny Marr, and Albert Hammond Jr have all written songs for the forthcoming Blondie album, FACT reports. Blondie co-founder Chris Stein told Beats 1’s The Candy ShopMore »

James Corden is an English man of a certain age, so it seems very, very likely that he loves the Strokes. Last night, he had one of them on his… More »


Within the the 30-day radius surrounding the release of First Impressions Of Earth — the Strokes’ third album, which turned 10 yesterday — the band was featured prominently in just… More »

Protip: don’t try to pickpocket Albert Hammond, Jr. or any of his loved ones. He will catch you and he will beat your ass, which is exactly what happened when… More »

Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. released his solo album Momentary Masters this summer. And last night, Hammond was the musical guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live, where he sang the driving… More »


Albert Hammond Jr.’s new video for “Caught By My Shadow” picks up right where his last one for “Losing Touch” left off. Both of them were filmed by Laurent Briet… More »

The Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. just released his new solo album Momentary Masters, and last night, he was the musical guest on The Tonight Show. On the show, he… More »

The Midwest was hit with severe thunderstorms this past weekend, which forced Lollapalooza organizers to evacuate 100,000 or so festival-goers on Sunday. Despite the dangerous weather, Paul McCartney performed “Get… More »


When we profiled Albert Hammond Jr., the Strokes guitarist spoke at length about his new solo LP Momentary Masters, which marks his first full-length solo release since 2008’s ¿Cómo TeMore »

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The Strokes are the last of a certain breed. They don’t make rock bands like them anymore: the larger-than-life, the mythic, the kinds that can fill an arena with screaming… More »