The Strokes

Strokes And Wild Beasts Play Jools

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…
jessica | May 18, 2011 - 5:13 pm
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Strokes, QOTSA Playing Pearl Jam 20 Fest

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…
Scott Lapatine | May 16, 2011 - 1:42 pm

Julian Casablancas Covers Buddy Holly

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…
Brandon Stosuy | May 16, 2011 - 11:20 am
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Scenes From New Orleans Jazz Fest 2011

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.
jessica | May 9, 2011 - 12:18 pm
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Strokes Working On LP5, Getting Along

There's an emerging line of thought that frames the Strokes as America's Oasis: beloved for their first two watershed records, forgiven for uneven subsequent efforts.
Amrit Singh | April 28, 2011 - 3:45 pm
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The Strokes Play “Games” On Conan

The Strokes visited Conan last night and put in this subdued performance of the Casablancas/Valensi-penned "Games." They sounded and looked great, even though Casablancas appeared…
jessica | April 21, 2011 - 11:55 am
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Scenes From Coachella ’11: Kanye & More From Sunday

Sunday at Indio featured CSS, Delorean, HEALTH, Lightning Bolt, OFF!, the Strokes, a riot-free Death From Above 1979, MEN, Twin Shadow, Wiz Khalifa, and others,…
Brandon Stosuy | April 18, 2011 - 10:03 am

Hipster Orchestra Covers “Under Cover Of Darkness”

The Angles track is one of musical licensing hipsters and occasional string quartet Jingle Punks "favorite Strokes tunes of all time," so why not? I…
Brandon Stosuy | April 6, 2011 - 4:44 pm
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The Strokes & Elvis Costello @ Madison Square Garden 4/1/11 – “Taken For A Fool”

Before the Strokes even took the stage for their sold-out show headlining MSG, their concert took over NYC Twitter feeds with Elvis Costello's surprise opening…
Amrit Singh | April 2, 2011 - 3:10 am
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The Strokes Bring “You’re So Right” To Fallon

The Strokes chose to go black and white for their performance of "You're So Right" on Fallon last night, which is a fitting tonal palette…
Amrit Singh | March 31, 2011 - 10:05 am
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The Strokes – “Call Me Back” Video

The Strokes released Angles almost two weeks ago. As a gift for fans who pre-ordered the album, the band sent out a link to download…
jessica | March 29, 2011 - 10:37 am
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The Strokes Get “Taken For A Fool” On Letterman

They brought Angles' most angular track to Late Night. They always seem to be at their most energetic for Letterman, but Julian Casablancas also wandered…
jessica | March 24, 2011 - 9:55 am
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Reading & Leeds Lineup 2011

If you're a Muse or My Chemical Romance fan, I feel sorta bad for you, but today's your lucky day: The bands are headlining this…
Brandon Stosuy | March 22, 2011 - 10:07 am
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SXSW Thursday: Featuring Austra, Mister Heavenly, Chelsea Wolfe

Here lies our documentation of Thursday in Austin. For more, check our list of 32 Must See Bands this week, and our coverage from Wednesday.
Stereogum | March 18, 2011 - 6:13 pm
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The Strokes Angles Premature Evaluation

A miserable experience recording an album doesn’t always equal a miserable album. So often the opposite happens: Big Star, Arcade Fire, Bon Iver, and Fleetwood…
stereogum | March 16, 2011 - 12:00 pm
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Watch The Strokes Debut “Gratisfaction” In Vegas

Earlier today you got a taste of "Machu Picchu" and "Taken For A Fool." Now you can check out "Gratisfaction," which the band debuted in…
jessica | March 14, 2011 - 3:44 pm
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Stream The Strokes Angles

They've released videos, appeared on Saturday Night Live, and even had their haircuts analyzed by the the New York Times Magazine (guitarist Nick Valensi tells…
jessica | March 14, 2011 - 9:51 am
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The Strokes Hit SNL

I have rarely looked forward to Gabe Videogum's SNL recap with more anticipation than this week's because what the hell was that last night? I…
Amrit Singh | March 6, 2011 - 11:04 am
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The Strokes – “Under Cover Of Darkness” Video

Earlier we heard "You're So Right," a new Strokes song many of you deemed ... interesting. Which is better than boring. Two for two, Strokes.
Scott Lapatine | March 2, 2011 - 12:29 am
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The Strokes – “You’re So Right”

The first full song from Angles, "Under Cover Of Darkness," received reviews that nearly unanimously decreed it "a very good Strokes song." And then reviewers…
Amrit Singh | March 1, 2011 - 2:59 pm
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