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First Impressions Of Earth Turns 10

Within the the 30-day radius surrounding the release of First Impressions Of Earth -- the Strokes' third album, which turned 10 yesterday -- the band…
Michael Nelson | January 4, 2016 - 10:00 am

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CRX – “Broken Bones”

The Strokes guitarist Nick Valensi's new side project CRX are gearing up to drop New Skin at the end of the month. We've already heard…
Collin Robinson | October 20, 2016 - 12:14 pm

Watch Nick Valensi’s Strokes Side Project CRX Make Their TV Debut On Kimmel

All the members of the Strokes have their own things going on, and now Nick Valensi is leading his own band called CRX. The band…
Tom Breihan | October 12, 2016 - 9:36 am


CRX – “Ways To Fake It”

The Strokes guitarist Nick Valensi debuted his new band CRX in a series of live shows last month, and their Josh Homme-produced debut album New
Peter Helman | September 7, 2016 - 6:24 pm

Nick Valensi’s CRX Detail Debut Album Produced By Josh Homme

The Strokes' rhythm guitarist Nick Valensi unveiled his new project CRX at a series of shows earlier this month, and today he's provided some more…
James Rettig | August 30, 2016 - 3:41 pm

Watch The Strokes’ Nick Valensi Debut New Band CRX In LA

Just about all the members of the Strokes have some form of side project going, and stoic rhythm guitarist Nick Valensi just unveiled his. His…
Tom Breihan | August 18, 2016 - 9:00 am

The Strokes’ Fabrizio Moretti & Nick Valensi Feat. Beck – “I Love You All The Time” (Eagles Of Death Metal Cover)

Eagles Of Death Metal are still going with their "I Love You All The Time" campaign, in which various different artists are covering their song,…
Tom Breihan | March 18, 2016 - 12:00 pm

Kate Pierson – “Bottoms Up” (Feat. Nick Valensi)

B-52's singer Kate Pierson is striking out on her own for a debut solo album, Guitars And Microphones, which is due out next month. Based…
James Rettig | January 16, 2015 - 11:24 am

Kate Pierson – “Mister Sister” Video (Feat. Fred Armisen)

B-52s singer Kate Pierson has announced her debut solo album and released a video for the lead single. Guitars And Microphones was executive produced by…
Chris DeVille | December 2, 2014 - 10:17 am

Watch Brian Wilson, Weird Al, Brandon Flowers, Conan O’Brien, & More Cover George Harrison At George Fest

Last night, an all-star cast of artists piled into L.A.'s Fonda Theatre to pay tribute to the late Beatle George Harrison. The event, George Fest,…
Tom Breihan | September 29, 2014 - 9:22 am

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

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