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Stream Paul Banks Banks

Interpol frontman Paul Banks has, at least for now, ditched his Julian Plenti alter-ego, and now he's releasing music under his very own name. Next week, he drops his album Banks, and we've already heard opener and first single "The Base." As is increasingly becoming the custom, Banks is now letting us hear the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 15, 2012

Turn On The Bright Lights Turns 10

Turn On The Bright Lights is just one of those records for me. When it hit – ten years ago on Aug. 19 – I was at the age when hearing something you really liked mattered the most. I became sort of obsessed with it. The leadup of anticipation and ensuing payoff of seeing the… More »

By: Corban Goble / August 17, 2012

Paul Banks – “The Base”

Three years ago, Interpol frontman Paul Banks released his first-ever solo album under his Julian Plenti alter-ego. Earlier this year, it looked like that alter-ego was on its way back, as Banks released the Julian Plenti Lives... EP. But instead, Banks just announced his first solo album under his own name. It's called Banks, and… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 6, 2012

Paul Banks – “Summertime Is Coming”

Interpol's Paul Banks has an EP out today called Julian Plenti Lives ..., and in celebration of that he's letting go of that release's second track, a lush, multi-chambered rocker called "Summertime Is Coming." Download it below. More »

By: Corban Goble / June 26, 2012

SALEM Remix Interpol

I like Salem. If we play the odds, though, chances are you probably don't (unless you're Juno). That said, it was a pretty interesting move for Interpol -- a once hugely buzzing band on an undeniable critical/popular downturn -- to ask the not necessarily beloved King Night crew to remix their "Try… More »

By: brandon / April 13, 2011

Reading & Leeds Lineup 2011

If you're a Muse or My Chemical Romance fan, I feel sorta bad for you, but today's your lucky day: The bands are headlining this summer's Reading & Leeds Festivals. The (not so) resurgent Strokes and Pulp are playing co-headline slots. The bills also include the National, Odd Future, UK sensations the Vaccines, Crystal… More »

By: brandon / March 22, 2011

David Pajo Quits Interpol

David Pajo is leaving Interpol, less than a year after joining the band as a touring member. The band announced the lineup change yesterday on their website. According to the post, which also includes a message from Pajo, his exit is completely amicable, and that he wants to stop touring as much to focu… More »

By: jessica / February 28, 2011

Interpol, School of Seven Bells @ RIMAC Arena, San Diego 2/2/11

Navigating their way down the coast of California, Interpol dropped down to San Diego bringing along School of Seven Bells for a mesmerizing light show and sheets of noise. Interpol will wrap up their tour in Boston before crossing the pond for some European dates and winding back to appear at Coachella. More »

By: Andrew Youssef / February 7, 2011

Interpol @ Apogee’s Berkeley Street Studio, Santa Monica 9/6/10

Playing in a space the size of a living room, Interpol worked through an eight-song set along with an interview for KCRW prior to the release of their new album. The new members settled in well: David Pajo was more than proficient on the bass while Brandon Curtis added the background vocals on "NYC"… More »

By: Andrew Youssef / September 10, 2010

Interpol – “Barricade” Video

This video for Interpol's second single "Barricade" shoves together arresting images (mirrors, projections on torsos, nighttime balloons, a lack of Carlos D), but it doesn't take to analysis. More »

By: brandon / August 27, 2010

Interpol – Interpol Premature Evaluation

Considering the details surrounding Interpol's self-produced self-titled fourth album, their first since 2007's Our Love To Admire, it's safe to assume that in some way or another it was intended to be a return to their early form. They've went back to Matador. The artwork's basic. They have no need for a fancy/eye-catching title: These… More »

By: Stereogum / August 20, 2010

Interpol “Barricade” For Letterman

Last night Interpol did "Barricade" on Letterman, which was a good opportunity to check out new bassist Dave Pajo and the band's new live keyboard player, Secret Machines' Brandon Curtis. Both did well, though, Pajo's a bit more low-key than Carlos D, in terms of dress and facial hair. Curtis sang the high note… More »

By: jessica / July 30, 2010

Interpol – “Memory Serves”

So far we've heard “Lights” and “Barricade” from Interpol's upcoming self-titled fourth collection. The guys stay mopey and mid-tempo on "Memory Serves." (Thanks for the tip, Kunal). (Via The Hook) Interpol is out in 9/7 via Matador. More »

By: brandon / July 28, 2010

Interpol – “Barricade”

You've heard "Lights," the first single from Interpol's upcoming self-titled. The second single, "Barricade," is available now on iTunes. If you liked "Lights" you'll like "Barricade," though I wish the vocals weren't doubled tracked the way they are. Listen at One Thirty BPM and buy it on iTunes. (via P4K) InterpolMore »

By: jessica / July 12, 2010

Vice & Intel’s Creator’s Project @ MILK Studios, NYC 6/26/10

For 12 hours on Saturday, Vice took over an eight-floor studio in Chelsea. It was Coachella in an art museum, basically. I'm not saying that because building and coding this photo gallery (of shots by Abbey Braden) took as long as one would from a day at a festival (though, it did). It's for… More »

By: Amrit Singh / June 28, 2010

Interpol – “Summer Well” & “Success” (Live)

The Water Street Music Hall in Rochester, NY hosted Interpol 2.0, now with less D but much more Dave Pajo and Brandon Curtis (Secret Machines), for their first show since '08, and their first as a quintet. The show featured bright lights, admired love, antics, and most excitingly some new tunes for the… More »

By: Amrit Singh / June 23, 2010

Interpol – “Lights” Video

With Dave Pajo in place of the amicably split Carlos D, Interpol launched their LP4 tour in Rochester yestederday. Via the interpolnyc.com newsletter: What a wonderful show last night! So good to be back. And what a warm welcome home. You guys are amazing. We'd like to share with you our clip for Lights directed… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 22, 2010

Interpol Self-Titles Album, Adds Dave Pajo

An update to Interpol's site confirms that the band's forthcoming, fourth record will be the self-produced self-titled affair Interpol. And not so long after announcing an amicable split with bassist and principal mustache Carlos Dengler, the band's stepped up with his replacement: Dave Pajo, Slint hero and guitarist, and apparently the primary pinch… More »

By: Amrit Singh / June 4, 2010

Carlos D Leaves Interpol

Over the weekend, Interpol posted a note to their website announcing the completion of two things: 1) their forthcoming, "heavy record," and 2) the tenure of bassist and lead vampire Carlos Dengler. Mr. D played on the record, but after its recording "informed the rest of us he would be leaving the band" to "pursue… More »

By: Amrit Singh / May 10, 2010

Interpol – “Lights”

Thanks Kasey for the tip. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 28, 2010