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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 »
We already knew that OutKast would headline this summer's Governors Ball festival in New York; it followed Coachella as the second reunion show that the legendary duo had announced. But the rest of…   Read Story »
Determining the year's best albums is, admittedly, a subjective pursuit. But even more than an albums roundup, a list of songs is an intensely personal way to sum up a year in music. It is a process…   Read Story »
Earlier this week, Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. released his solo EP AHJ, and now he's got a video for the rippling early single "St. Justice." Director Laurent Briet's elegant…   Read Story »
Albert Hammond Jr.'s upcoming AHJ EP is out this Tuesday on Cult Records, the label run by Julian Casablancas. The entire EP is now available to stream. In anticipation of the EP's release as well as…   Read Story »