The Strokes

Featured The Strokes stories

Gotcha Covered

The Cars’ Perfect Debut Album Turns 40 Today: 9 Great Covers

"The debut album that plays like a Greatest Hits album" is an old rock-journo cliché, but sometimes that's what you have to go for --…
Nate Patrin | June 6, 2018 - 2:29 pm

Sounding Board

Nostalgia Salesmen Jack White & Julian Casablancas Attempt To Outrun The Past

I was a churchgoing Goody Two-Shoes with a straight-A report card until my senior year of high school, when the Strokes and White Stripes turned…
Chris DeVille | March 14, 2018 - 11:50 am

2017 In Review

The 11 Juiciest Music Beefs Of 2017

Twitter beefs had a landmark year thanks to the election of a narcissist with a fragile ego as our Commander-in-Chief. But unlike the style of…
Pranav Trewn | December 8, 2017 - 11:00 am

More The Strokes stories

Watch The Strokes Perform With Eddie Vedder At Ohana Fest

Eddie Vedder's annual Ohana Festival in Dana Point, California kicked off yesterday with a headlining set from the Strokes. And Eddie Vedder himself was there…
Peter Helman | September 28, 2019 - 8:43 pm

The Strokes Announce New Year’s Eve Show At Brooklyn’s Barclays Center

The Strokes were supposed to headline New York's perennially weather-deterred Governors Ball festival this past June, a grand hometown return following the LA club show…
Chris DeVille | August 5, 2019 - 10:12 am

The Voidz – “The Eternal Tao”

Right now, Julian Casablancas seems to be on a mission with his band the Voidz. He is working as hard as he can to get…
Tom Breihan | May 29, 2019 - 8:48 am

Watch The Strokes Debut New Song “The Adults Are Talking” And Cover Erasure In LA

Before last night, the Strokes hadn't played onstage together in a little more than two years. (Their most recent show had been a set at…
Tom Breihan | May 14, 2019 - 8:53 am

Julian Casablancas Explains Why Streaming Services Are A Total Ripoff

Three things about Julian Casablancas: The man never writes shitty songs, he never rocks bad fits, and he never gives bad interviews. These are incontrovertible…
Michael Nelson | April 10, 2019 - 12:51 pm

Watch The Strokes, Elvis Costello, the Chainsmokers, & More Read Mean Tweets On Kimmel

One of the most inspired running comedy bits in late-night television -- a landscape increasingly dotted with not-particularly-inspired running comedy bits -- is Mean Tweets,…
Tom Breihan | October 10, 2018 - 8:43 am

Watch Beck & Julian Casablancas Cover “Don’t You Want Me”

Last night, two of the greats teamed up. Beck is out on tour right now behind last year's Colors, and for some of the dates,…
Tom Breihan | September 20, 2018 - 8:51 am

Watch Arctic Monkeys Cover The Strokes’ “Is This It” In Queens

"I just wanted to be one of the Strokes, now look at the mess you made me make," Alex Turner sings on the first line…
Julia Gray | July 24, 2018 - 10:17 pm

Albert Hammond Jr. Auditioned For Stranger Things

Albert Hammond Jr. says that he auditioned for a role in the second season of Stranger Things. The Strokes member revealed this information in a…
James Rettig | June 7, 2018 - 4:55 pm

New Arctic Monkeys Album Opens With A Line About The Strokes, Features Tame Impala’s Cam Avery

Arctic Monkeys' new album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino, will be out in May and it's their first release since 2013's AM. Pitchfork reports that…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 19, 2018 - 2:50 pm

Stream The Voidz Virtue

We've been hearing about the new Voidz album Virtue for a while now, and there's been no shortage of previews of just what kind of…
Ryan Leas | March 30, 2018 - 12:01 am

Watch Julian Casablancas’ Uncomfortable Interview, Voidz Performance On James Corden

The Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas has a long history of saying goofily inscrutable things in interviews. But what happens when he meets an interviewer who's…
Tom Breihan | March 28, 2018 - 10:38 am

Julian Casablancas: “I Strive To Build A World Where… Ariel Pink Is As Popular As Ed Sheeran”

David Marchese, a guy I used to work with at the Village Voice, has quickly become probably the best interviewer we've got working. In long…
Tom Breihan | March 12, 2018 - 9:42 am
1 2 3 4 ...