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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 »
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 »