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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 perspective, the volatile nature of the Strokes…   Read Story »
"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 last night. "This is a hard thing to organize." And that's…   Read Story »
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 sharing a track that features the…   Read Story »
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 indie bands to cover each track. The resulting collection,…   Read Story »
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 a video for "Call Me Back." The clip was created by Albert Hammond…   Read Story »
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 4th ever solo show, it was most stateside fans' first shot…   Read Story »
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 Strokes' guitarist. Watch him perform "In Transit"…   Read Story »
For the third year in a row, we've turned to master bootlegger team9 to take some of our favorite songs of the year and mash them together. On Stereogum & team9 Present... MySplice III you'll hear…   Read Story »
We just acquainted ourselves with "Lost+," the Prospekt's March version of "Lost!" with a Jay-Z verse affixed, but less than 24 hours later, here's "Glass Of Water," in its live debut. Chris Martin &…   Read Story »
NME.com reports Hambone Jr. is on the record saying the Strokes are "definitely figuring out something to do for 2009," which gives us all about a year to continue stoking the…   Read Story »