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Julian Casablancas is kind of the anti-Taylor Swift, isn't he? She just moved to Tribeca -- making her neighbors with, like, Jay Z, BeyoncĂ©, and Blue Ivy -- and is so stoked on it that she's…   Read Story »
Whatever you want to call this ongoing hubbub about Julian Casablancas and his disdain for New York City brunch crowds and/or hotshot GQ reporters -- Brunchgate? Brunchghazi? -- consider today's…   Read Story »
Julian Casablancas and Karen O came to international attention in 2001 as part of the burgeoning NYC rock scene, and both artists just released new albums, Tyranny and Crush Songs, respectively. In…   Read Story »
The annual Pop Vs. Jock celebrity basketball game went down today in Montreal as part of Pop Montreal festivities, and as promised, it featured some all-star halftime festivities involving covers of…   Read Story »
Win Butler never met a Canadian celebrity basketball game he didn't want to take part in, and next month, he'll share the court with some fellow indie rock heavy hitters at this year's Pop Vs. Jock…   Read Story »
Mazzy Star's "Fade Into You" remains one of the iconic songs of the '90s, and now Au Revoir Simone have taken on the task of covering it. Though they've included the song in live sets, the synth-pop…   Read Story »
I recognize this is an issue of taste, but Governors Ball 2014 was a little bit of a mixed bag for me. There were two headliners I loved, and they conflicted, and I had no interest in the subsequent…   Read Story »
The Strokes had their first concert in three years last night in Port Chester, NY and played three songs from 2013's Comedown Machine, which they didn't tour behind. The show served as a warm-up…   Read Story »
Between Albert Hammond doing "One Way Trigger" and Julian Casablancas doing "Take It Or Leave It," there have been more live covers of Strokes songs by members of the Strokes than there has been…   Read Story »
French psych-pop duo and BTW alumni Total Warr have served up a cover of "Is This It," the title track from the Strokes' classic 2001 debut album. It's a very pretty synth-based rendering of the…   Read Story »