The Strokes

Julian Casablancas Did “Out Of The Blue” On Letterman

It takes a special man to pull off head-to-toe leather. Which, as it turns out, is a different sort of man than the one who…
Amrit Singh | January 7, 2010 - 11:38 am
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New Julian Casablancas Video – “11th Dimension”

JC traverses time and space in his first video from Phrazes For The Young, your 27th favorite album of 2009. Which means stormy pagodas, b&w…
Scott Lapatine | December 23, 2009 - 3:57 pm
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Strokes To Headline Isle Of Wight 2010

Julian's bringing his dice-throwing dance moves and the other dudes in the Strokes to the UK to headline the Isle Of Wight festival on 6/12.
Amrit Singh | November 30, 2009 - 12:35 pm
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The 25 69 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2010

This year in music was great and we'rea gonna let it finish (sorry), but in terms of notable album releases the ship has sailed. No…
Amrit Singh | November 24, 2009 - 5:41 pm
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Julian Casablancas @ Downtown Palace Theatre, LA 11/6/09

The Stroke's first solo gigs were in Japan this summer, and Monday's Spaceland show was a last minute surprise, so while last night was JC's…
Scott Lapatine | November 7, 2009 - 7:46 am
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Julian Casablancas Covers “I Wish It Was Christmas Today”

A big part of what made Saturday Night Live's recurring yuletide classic "I Wish It Was Christmas Today" so perfect were the sight gags: Tracy…
Amrit Singh | November 4, 2009 - 4:47 pm
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Julian Casablancas Visits The Tonight Show

Performing complexly synthesized compositions on record is one thing... I like the way Julian Casablancas lays his voice out over Phrazes For The Young's electro…
Brandon Stosuy | October 28, 2009 - 9:16 am
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Premature Evaluation: Julian Casablancas – Phrazes For The Young

Julian Casablancas' solo debut is an 8-song, 40-minute collection. On first glance the brevity makes the protracted promotional campaign -- its preview trailer, dramatically cut…
Brandon Stosuy | October 26, 2009 - 12:56 pm
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New Julian Casablancas – “River Of Brakelights”

The release date for Phrazes For The Young has been pushed back into November, but Julian's solo stroke is still on course with its streaming…
Amrit Singh | October 19, 2009 - 1:11 pm
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Sample Julian Casablancas’ Phrazes For The Young

The promotional campaign started with a preview trailer and classical music-dropping onscreen interview to whet folks' appetites. Now that you're plenty familiar with "11th Dimension,"
Brandon Stosuy | October 16, 2009 - 4:55 pm
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New Nickel Eye Video – “You And Everyone Else”

Once Julian releases his Phrazes For The Young, all the Strokes save Valensi will have a side-project release under their vintage belts. (If not two.)…
Amrit Singh | October 15, 2009 - 9:59 am
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New Julian Casablancas – “11th Dimension”

The trailer for the lead Stroke's solo debut Phrazes For The Young was soundtracked with widescreen, cinematic synth pop, his first on-camera interview in years…
Amrit Singh | September 17, 2009 - 8:43 pm
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Julian Casablancas Plays First Solo Show In Tokyo

You know how Julian released that Phrazes For The Young trailer teaser thing and everybody thought "whoa Strokes guy is going epic Ratatatty synth pop"
Amrit Singh | August 31, 2009 - 9:25 am
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Julian Casablancas’ “First On-Camera Interview In Three Years”

As mentioned, Julian Casablancas is releasing his debut 8-song solo full-length Phrazes For The Young this fall. To help get folks excited for it, he…
Brandon Stosuy | August 10, 2009 - 9:57 am
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Julian Casablancas Goes Solo With The Phrazes For The Young LP

Fab did it with Little Joy. Nickolai Fraiture did it with Nickel Eye. Albert Hammond Jr. did it with Albert Hammond Jr. And now after…
Amrit Singh | July 14, 2009 - 1:44 pm
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New Nickel Eye (Feat. Wale) – “Brandy Of The Damned (Mark Ronson Remix)”

When we've spoken about the various Strokes side projects and Lonely Island appearances, Nikolai Fraiture's Nickel Eye has tended to get short shrift. It's not…
Brandon Stosuy | February 27, 2009 - 11:45 am
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New Lonely Island (Feat. Julian Casablancas) – “Boombox”

In anticipation of INCREDIBAD, Lonely Island's send-ups are arriving rapid fire. This new track, which has the Strokes man lending his pipes, is less "Jizz
Brandon Stosuy | February 9, 2009 - 11:25 am
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Strokes Start Work On New LP 2/11 @ 2 PM

Members of the Strokes have been busy with their Little Joys and Megapusses, but according to Coldplay collaborator Albert Hammond, Jr., after two years apart…
Brandon Stosuy | January 22, 2009 - 11:59 am
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New Little Joy Video – “Next Time Around”

Little Joy might not be the most exciting band in the world, but this video for "Next Time Around" does have at least one thing…
Brandon Stosuy | November 13, 2008 - 9:14 am
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New Megapuss Video – “Adam & Steve”

When not brandishing his Little Joy, the Strokes' Fabrizio Moretti plays drums with the penis-skirted Devendra Banhart and cohort Greg Rogove in Megapuss. For the…
Brandon Stosuy | November 5, 2008 - 2:09 pm
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