The Strokes’ Julian Casablancas Responds To Concerns About Roskilde Performance

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The Strokes’ Julian Casablancas Responds To Concerns About Roskilde Performance

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Over the weekend, the Strokes performed at Roskilde Festival in Denmark. Online, some expressed concerns over Julian Casablancas’ occasionally sloppy performance, which might not be a surprise if you’ve caught the band live recently. A one-star review from the website Soundvenue described it as (per Google Translate) a historic meltdown.

Casablancas addressed the criticism about the performance in an Instagram post on Monday, writing: “i’m not tuned into twitter things enough to know what some confused fan thinks or pretends they know, but i’m fine… far as i know … people been asking me weiiird questionnns – ahh the dumb side of social media… Lame-Os running around so hard and free.”

He continued, “PS the concerns and questions are kind and fine! it’s the strangers announcing /acting like they know some shit that’s dumb. (weird questions not the dumb side haha),” and indicated he would soon delete the message.

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