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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 »
This final batch of Randy Cremean's photos from this year's 10th annual Bonnaroo festival includes the Strokes, Cold War Kids, Robyn, Mavis Staples, a SuperJam featuring Dr. John and Dan Auerbach,…   Read Story »
The Strokes played Ellen for today's broadcast. The episode will be on TV this afternoon -- 4 p.m. in most areas -- but Ellen put the band's performance of Angles' "Gratisfaction" on the show's…   Read Story »
The Strokes were on Jools Holland last night, and they played "Under Cover Of Darkness" and "Taken For A Fool" for the audience in the shadows. One thing to note: Julian Casablancas playfully covers…   Read Story »
Ten turns 20 in August and Pearl Jam are celebrating with their own festival-type thing over Labor Day weekend. The celebration will be headlined by the host band of course (it's PJ's only US…   Read Story »
When you stop and think about all the great songs Buddy Holly wrote, it's crazy to remember he died in that plane crash when he was 22. (Hurry up, Tyler.) If he'd lived, he would've been 75 this…   Read Story »
Wilco, The Strokes, Lupe Fiasco, The Decemberists, and many many others headed down to New Orleans for the week-long New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. The festival started in the 70s, and it's…   Read Story »