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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 »
Albert Hammond Jr has been clean and sober for four years, but the Strokes guitarist just recently opened up to the general public about his struggles with addiction, so his upcoming AHJ EP feels a…   Read Story »
Albert Hammond, Jr., the Strokes guitarist and occasional solo artist, has been in and out of the spotlight over the last decade-plus. From an outside perspective, the volatile nature of the Strokes…   Read Story »
HAIM played on Sirius XMU last month. During the session they covered The Strokes' "I'll Try Anything Once" -- an early version of "You Only Live Once" that was released as a B-side in the UK in…   Read Story »
New Yorkers like to think of New York as the center of the universe, or at least the center of gravity where cool is concerned. And, dammit, no matter how thoroughly and vigorously landlocked dolts…   Read Story »