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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 »
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. Recorded output aside, the…   Read Story »
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 to be on the run…   Read Story »
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, but it seems folks were largely…   Read Story »
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 don't know. Not sure what to make of the…   Read Story »
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 set of "Pump It Up," "Radio Radio," and…   Read Story »
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 for this Angles oddball. Also you get to see a Stroke other…   Read Story »
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 a video for "Call Me Back." The clip was created by Albert Hammond…   Read Story »
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 past the monitors and got on one knee toward…   Read Story »