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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 »
When the Strokes revealed Comedown Machine single "One Way Trigger" last year, Tom noted that the song features "a particularly ornery Albert Hammond, Jr. solo." If that didn't already qualify as…   Read Story »
Have you ever wondered what famous album covers might look like from a different perspective? A user on Flickr by the name of Harvezt has worked to answer that question with a new series called The…   Read Story »
Julian Casablancas's recent live shows with his new backing band the Voidz have been, by most accounts, an absolute godawful nightmare. (I saw him at SXSW, and yeesh.) This past weekend, he played at…   Read Story »
Given that his name popped up on a number of festival bills, we'd been anticipating a new Julian Casablancas solo joint this year, and it looks like that wish is coming true. The Strokes frontman…   Read Story »