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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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A Day At The Museum With Albert Hammond Jr.

The Strokes are the last of a certain breed. They don't make rock bands like them anymore: the larger-than-life, the mythic, the kinds that can…
Ryan Leas | July 17, 2015 - 2:12 pm
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26 Essential Songs From The NYC Rock Resurgence

Mainstream American rock music, as you might recall, was in rough shape in the late '90s. The Alt-Nation era had run out of road for…
Ryan Leas | November 19, 2014 - 10:26 am
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Porches – “Trying Your Luck” (The Strokes Cover)

The Strokes will always stand as avatars for a certain time in New York City's musical history. And in a sense, Porches, Aaron Maine's DIY…
Chris DeVille | April 7, 2016 - 9:16 am
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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
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The Strokes Playing Samsung SXSW Party As New Song Circulates

The Strokes, Sia, and 2 Chainz/Lil Wayne team-up ColleGrove will headline Samsung's SXSW shows this year. Notably, the three-day sponsored event won't take place during…
James Rettig | March 9, 2016 - 1:33 pm
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Julian Casablancas – “Run Run Run” (Velvet Underground Cover)

O.G. New York punk Richard Hell was not impressed with the first episode of Vinyl, the new HBO show about the music business in '70s…
Tom Breihan | February 19, 2016 - 9:52 am
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Watch Albert Hammond Jr. Play “Caught By My Shadow” On James Corden

James Corden is an English man of a certain age, so it seems very, very likely that he loves the Strokes. Last night, he had…
Tom Breihan | February 12, 2016 - 11:36 am
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Watch Albert Hammond, Jr. Bust A Guy Who Pickpocketed His Wife

Protip: don't try to pickpocket Albert Hammond, Jr. or any of his loved ones. He will catch you and he will beat your ass, which…
Peter Helman | December 12, 2015 - 11:27 am
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Jehnny Beth & Julian Casablancas – “Boy/Girl” Video

Julian Casablancas, from the Strokes, and Jehnny Beth, from Savages, are two of the most charismatic rock frontpeople to come along this century. And as…
Tom Breihan | December 4, 2015 - 8:45 am
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Julian Casablancas & Jehnny Beth Collaboration Is A Danish Punk Cover Out Next Month

Back in 1983, the Danish punk band Sort Sol (AKA Sods) released Dagger & Guitar. The album featured a Lydia Lunch collaboration alternately titled "Boy/Girl"
Chris DeVille | November 25, 2015 - 2:39 pm
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Watch Albert Hammond Jr. Sing “Razor’s Edge,” Wave His Guitar Around On Kimmel

Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. released his solo album Momentary Masters this summer. And last night, Hammond was the musical guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live,…
Tom Breihan | November 19, 2015 - 9:16 am

Watch That Cool London Children’s Choir Cover The Strokes

I like that "children's choirs covering indie rock songs" is now an entire genre of YouTube video. Staten Island's PS22 Chorus have been dominating this…
Peter Helman | October 19, 2015 - 9:53 am
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The Strokes Are Going Back In The Studio

Just a few months ago, Albert Hammond Jr. said that the Strokes have no plans to record any new music, but during the band's headlining…
Peter Helman | September 27, 2015 - 11:11 pm
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Watch Albert Hammond Jr. Play “Losing Touch” On The Tonight Show

The Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. just released his new solo album Momentary Masters, and last night, he was the musical guest on The Tonight
Tom Breihan | August 4, 2015 - 8:42 am

Summer Moon – “With You Tonight”

Summer Moon -- the new supergroup made up of the Like's Tennessee Thomas, the Strokes' Nikolai Fraiture, Au Revoir Simone’s Erika Spring, and Lewis Lazar…
James Rettig | July 14, 2015 - 4:43 pm

Albert Hammond Jr. – “Born Slippy” Video

Last night I was talking with a friend who is effusive about Albert Hammond Jr.'s forthcoming solo album Momentary Masters. His enthusiasm was infectious, and…
Caitlin White | July 8, 2015 - 12:50 pm

Don’t Expect More Tour Dates Or New Music From The Strokes Anytime Soon

The Strokes are scheduled to play London's Hyde Park later this month, and they'll follow that with appearances at Washington, DC's Landmark Festival in September…
Chris DeVille | June 4, 2015 - 4:49 pm
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Watch Julian Casablancas + The Voidz Cover The Strokes To Albert Hammond Jr.’s Horror At Primavera Sound

If you're a Strokes fan, Primavera Sound is the place to be this weekend. Three Strokes-related acts are playing the Barcelona festival -- the band,…
James Rettig | May 30, 2015 - 6:58 pm
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Watch Albert Hammond Jr. Play New Songs “Losing Touch” & “Born Slippy” At Primavera Sound

Albert Hammond Jr. plays guitar in the Strokes, and like that band's frontman, Julian Casablancas, he's pursued a successful solo career alongside the band's continued…
Caitlin White | May 28, 2015 - 3:45 pm
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Summer Moon – “Happenin’ (Blue Room Mix)”

Late last year, Summer Moon made their live debut at former Like member Tennessee Thomas' birthday party. The super group -- made up of Thomas,…
James Rettig | May 17, 2015 - 3:37 pm
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