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Banks & Steelz – “Speedway Sonora”

A few years ago, Wu-Tang Clan leader and Atari enthusiast RZA mentioned that he was working on a project with Interpol's Paul Banks, a collaboration…
Pranav Trewn | July 14, 2016 - 10:03 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Before I get into this week's picks, allow me to point out that Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea made a video for a song called…
Tom Breihan | September 19, 2014 - 5:27 pm

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Various Artists’s 2007 Best Of Lists

A couple weeks ago we told you about David Byrne, Kim Gordon, and Marissa Nadler's year-end lists in Artforum. The list-giving season continues, so here…
Stereogum | December 6, 2007 - 12:58 pm

More Paul Banks stories

Banks & Steelz – “Anything But Words”

Banks & Steelz comprises Interpol's Paul Banks and Wu-Tang's RZA, and their debut LP, Anything But Words, is due out later this month. We've already…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 12, 2016 - 10:27 am

Banks & Steelz – “Sword In The Stone” (Feat. Kool Keith)

Banks & Steelz, the unlikely duo of Wu-Tang mastermind RZA and Interpol frontman Paul Banks, are still a few weeks away from releasing their debut…
Tom Breihan | July 29, 2016 - 10:38 am

Banks & Steelz – “Giant” Video

A month from today, Banks & Steelz, the duo of rap legend RZA and Interpol frontman Paul Banks, will release their debut album Anything But
Tom Breihan | July 26, 2016 - 10:24 am

Banks & Steelz – “Giant”

Wu-Tang Clan mastermind RZA and Interpol frontman Paul Banks recently announced that they were teaming up to form the improbable duo Banks & Steelz, and…
Tom Breihan | June 9, 2016 - 12:30 pm

Banks & Steelz – “Love + War” (Feat. Ghostface Killah) Video

The deeply odd couple of Wu-Tang Clan mastermind RZA and Interpol frontman Paul Banks have teamed up to form a duo called Banks & Steelz,…
Tom Breihan | May 20, 2016 - 9:31 am

Banks And Steelz – “Love + War” (Feat. Ghostface Killah)

Wu Tang Clan's RZA and Interpol frontman Paul Banks announced they were collaborating on an album in 2013. It was a pretty perplexing team-up, especially…
Collin Robinson | May 19, 2016 - 1:27 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This was another strong week for music videos, and it hurt my heart to leave things like Ryan Hemsworth's "Too Long Here" and Majid Jordan's…
Tom Breihan | January 23, 2015 - 2:25 pm

Interpol – “Everything Is Wrong” Video (Dir. Paul Banks)

Last year, Interpol frontman Paul Banks directed his band's boxing-focused video for "Twice As Hard," a song from their album El Pintor. He's now made…
Tom Breihan | January 22, 2015 - 10:35 am

Vice Turns 20 Party Brings Insane Lineup Feat. Karen O, Lil Wayne, Stephen Malkmus, Pussy Riot, Jonah Hill & Spike Jonze, Jarvis Cocker, Many More To Brooklyn Tomorrow

Vice is throwing an invite-only party tomorrow night in Brooklyn to celebrate their 20th anniversary, and Yeah Yeah Yeahs guitarist Nick Zinner -- who will…
James Rettig | December 4, 2014 - 8:57 pm

Listen To Interpol’s Paul Banks On Comedy Bang! Bang! Podcast

Interpol just released their new album, El Pintor, which you can read our thoughts on here. Today, lead singer Paul Banks appears on the Comedy
Miles Bowe | September 29, 2014 - 12:34 pm

Interpol – “Twice As Hard” Video (Dir. Paul Banks)

The latest video from Interpol's El Pintor is directed by frontman Paul Banks himself. Banks uses the slow, dramatic head-bob "Twice As Hard" to soundtrack…
Chris DeVille | September 17, 2014 - 9:51 am

RZA & Interpol’s Paul Banks Are Working On An Album Together

Earlier this year, Interpol frontman Paul Banks released a mostly-instrumental rap mixtape called Everybody On My Dick Like They Supposed To Be. It was bad,…
Tom Breihan | October 9, 2013 - 9:31 am

Download Paul Banks Everybody On My Dick Like They Supposed To Be Mixtape

This Friday just keeps getting weirder. Case in point: Interpol frontman Paul Banks just released a new rap mixtape; it's on DatPiff and everything. The…
Tom Breihan | January 25, 2013 - 5:05 pm

Paul Banks, The Neighbourhood, EFG @ Fonda Theatre, Hollywood 12/5/12

There has been a recent flurry of activity for Interpol fans, between the reissue of Turn On The Bright Lights and the new Paul Banks…
Andrew Youssef | December 7, 2012 - 10:01 am

Watch Paul Banks On Letterman

New York is, more or less, a terrifying underwater mess right now, but David Letterman still did his show as scheduled last night, and another…
Tom Breihan | October 30, 2012 - 8:45 am

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…
Tom Breihan | October 15, 2012 - 2:53 pm

Report & Photos From FYF Fest 2012

Ever since I was old enough to complain, my dad took great pleasure in the act of dragging my always-resistant ass to music festivals. A…
Aaron Lariviere | September 4, 2012 - 4:52 pm

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…
Tom Breihan | August 6, 2012 - 9:43 am
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