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"This is a lot of Alpha energy to wrangle," Guster's Ryan Miller said in testament to Alex Levy and the Cabin Down Below Band's work last night. "This is a hard thing to organize." And that's…   Read Story »
This year's POP Montreal will host another POP Vs. Jock charity basketball game with proceeds benefiting DJ SportsClub, a youth group in the area. The rosters include Arcade Fire's Win and Will…   Read Story »
UPDATE: Management denies that the Strokes are back in the studio (via Pitchfork). When the Strokes reassembled to release their album Angles two years ago, we saw tons of reports about how the…   Read Story »
Cool For School, a digital-only compilation that benefits The Lunchbox Fund, features covers by the likes of Bright Eyes and Albert Hammond, Jr. Today, we're sharing a track that features the…   Read Story »
The time is now to get in STROKED, the track-for-track Is This It covers compilation we assembled in honor of the Strokes' modern classic. For the 10th anniversary of its release, we had the likes of…   Read Story »
This past weekend, Pearl Jam celebrated their 20th year together as a band by headlining their own Pearl Jam Twenty festival at the Wisconsin ski resort town of East Troy. Festival attendees had to…   Read Story »
Tokyo Police Club has been unraveling a covers series for Polaroid -- ten songs culled from each of the last ten years -- and a few more of these have surfaced. Check out covers of LCD Soundsystem's…   Read Story »
Last night, Pulp's Jarvis Cocker joined co-headliners the Strokes during their Is This It-heavy set at Reading Festival for a cover of The Cars' "Just What I Needed." Lots of bro-hugs abound.…   Read Story »
The Strokes' debut album Is This It was first released on 7/30/01. To help us celebrate this 10th Anniversary, we asked some of our favorite indie bands to cover each track. The resulting collection,…   Read Story »
On July 26th, the Strokes will make an honest single out of Angles' Elvis Costello-indebted "Taken For A Fool." You may also remember that time the Strokes headlined MSG and confirmed the song's…   Read Story »