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Albert Hammond Jr. – “Born Slippy”

At a lot of festivals this summer, you'll get a couple of chances to see Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond, Jr. At some festivals, the Strokes…
Tom Breihan | May 12, 2015 - 8:33 am
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The Strokes Saw Bowfinger To Calm Down Before Their First Gig

The Guardian interviewed guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. and producer Gordon Raphael for a new feature about the early days of the Strokes, and it includes…
Chris DeVille | March 24, 2015 - 4:36 pm
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Watch Albert Hammond Jr. Play The Strokes’ “One Way Trigger” In Newcastle

When the Strokes revealed Comedown Machine single "One Way Trigger" last year, Tom noted that the song features "a particularly ornery Albert Hammond, Jr. solo."
Chris DeVille | May 7, 2014 - 2:25 pm
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Watch Julian Casablancas’ Unfortunate SXSW Show At FADER Fort

Julian Casablancas and his new band the Voidz played two shows during SXSW. The first, Thursday night at Cedar Street Courtyard, was a short hit-less…
Scott Lapatine | March 16, 2014 - 12:50 pm
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Albert Hammond Jr. – “Strange Tidings” Video

Albert Hammond Jr. continues the streak of interesting visuals for songs off last year's comeback EP. The video for "Strange Tidings" paints the Strokes guitarist…
James Rettig | January 27, 2014 - 11:16 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This past weekend's YouTube Music Awards presented an interesting conundrum for this column. The show labeled its performances as "live music videos," and pulled in…
Tom Breihan | November 8, 2013 - 10:34 am
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Albert Hammond Jr – “Carnal Cruise” Video

Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr.'s solo EP AHJ was a welcome surprise. The Strokes were always a band where it was hard to see past…
Miles Bowe | November 1, 2013 - 1:16 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The most gripping musical video spectacle of the week did not actually feature any music at all. It was Kanye West, thoughts clearly spinning out…
Tom Breihan | October 11, 2013 - 1:35 pm
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Albert Hammond Jr. – “St. Justice” Video (NSFW)

Earlier this week, Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. released his solo EP AHJ, and now he's got a video for the rippling early single "St.
Tom Breihan | October 9, 2013 - 2:58 pm
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Watch Albert Hammond Jr. Play Letterman

Albert Hammond Jr.'s upcoming AHJ EP is out this Tuesday on Cult Records, the label run by Julian Casablancas. The entire EP is now available…
Liz Pelly | October 5, 2013 - 3:50 am
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Stream Albert Hammond Jr. AHJ EP

Five years and a stint in rehab separate Albert Hammond Jr. from his last solo release but the Strokes guitarist is back with a brand…
James Rettig | October 4, 2013 - 1:44 pm
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Albert Hammond Jr. – “St. Justice”

Last week we heard "Rude Customer," our first preview from Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr.'s upcoming AHJ EP. Here's a second, more understated selection: "St.
Chris DeVille | September 30, 2013 - 12:06 pm
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Albert Hammond Jr – “Rude Customer”

Albert Hammond Jr has been clean and sober for four years, but the Strokes guitarist just recently opened up to the general public about his…
Chris DeVille | September 26, 2013 - 3:42 pm
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Albert Hammond, Jr. Details Drug Addiction In NME

Albert Hammond, Jr., the Strokes guitarist and occasional solo artist, has been in and out of the spotlight over the last decade-plus. From an outside…
Tom Breihan | September 4, 2013 - 12:17 pm
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Some Strokes, Black Keys, Johnny Depp, Ke$ha & More Pay Tribute To Tom Petty @ El Rey, Los Angeles 11/14/12

"This is a lot of Alpha energy to wrangle," Guster's Ryan Miller said in testament to Alex Levy and the Cabin Down Below Band's work…
Amrit Singh | November 15, 2012 - 3:09 pm

Albert Hammond Jr. Covers Big Star (Stereogum Premiere)

Cool For School, a digital-only compilation that benefits The Lunchbox Fund, features covers by the likes of Bright Eyes and Albert Hammond, Jr. Today, we're…
Corban Goble | October 4, 2011 - 1:26 pm
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Stereogum Presents… STROKED: A Tribute To Is This It

The Strokes' debut album Is This It was first released on 7/30/01. To help us celebrate this 10th Anniversary, we asked some of our favorite…
Stereogum | July 26, 2011 - 9:30 am
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The Strokes – “Call Me Back” Video

The Strokes released Angles almost two weeks ago. As a gift for fans who pre-ordered the album, the band sent out a link to download…
jessica | March 29, 2011 - 10:37 am
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Julian Casablancas @ Downtown Palace Theatre, LA 11/6/09

The Stroke's first solo gigs were in Japan this summer, and Monday's Spaceland show was a last minute surprise, so while last night was JC's…
Scott Lapatine | November 7, 2009 - 7:46 am
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Albert Hammond Jr. On Gossip Girl

This week's Halloween episode was even more nonsensical than usual, so we nearly blocked out its cameo from the 1,400 year-old, anemic ghost of the…
Scott Lapatine | October 29, 2009 - 5:59 pm