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Last night, Dev Hynes opened for Julian Casablancas + The Voidz at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom. The two have been working together quite a bit recently: Hynes also did a Blood Orange set at the…   Read Story »
The Strokes are no strangers to having their songs appear in commercials, but their latest placement is especially telling after Julian Casablancas made it clear last month that he was over New York…   Read Story »
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 the most part, giving way to legions of awful post-grunge and…   Read Story »
Last year, the Strokes released their Comedown Machine album, and it's set to be the last album under their deal with RCA. But the Strokes aren't done making new music; they apparently have plans to…   Read Story »
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 »