Monday, March 2 2015
The attacks of 9/11 may have caused a noticeable shift in the lyrical content of musicians and even sonic changes in the short term, but, in the end, normalcy finds a way to settle in.
Thursday, October 9 2014
These top 20 records of the '00s feature some familiar faces, but also several that, over time, have grown more fondly in memory.
Sunday, November 3 2013
The Strokes guitarist and solo artist talks about his new EP, the differences between working in a band and working on your own, and why he loves Frank Sinatra.
Wednesday, March 27 2013
The sound, the cultural shifts, and the new way of doing business in the Internet-era music industry may have made the Strokes stars in 2001, but also contained the recipe for their undoing. Is Comedown Machine it for the Strokes?
Sunday, September 11 2011
After 9/11, the Strokes offered rock escapism, three minutes at a time and they were not just a rock band, they were a New York rock band.
Tuesday, October 21 2014
Julian Casablancas + The Voidz get weird on Tyranny, but weird doesn't automatically mean quality.
Sunday, March 24 2013
Julian Casablancas and company embrace the '80s on fifth studio album Comedown Machine.
Sunday, September 11 2011
Pearl Jam's great 20th Anniversary blowout festival was held in Alpine Valley.
Sunday, March 20 2011
Will Angles be known as the album where the Strokes found themselves at a crossroads or at the end of the road?
Sunday, March 12 2006
For those steeped in the scene of present-day New York, it's easy to forget that, at the turn-of-the-century, not only did the local scene not compare, but that there wasn't really a scene at all.
Wednesday, October 16 2013
Following Nirvana's surprise ascent to stardom, no one knew what would be the next underground success story. Here are eight examples of where people post-Nevermind opted to place their bets.
Thursday, December 15 2011
This week we presented our Best 75 Albums of 2011. Here are several more just bubbling under the top 75...
Friday, August 5 2011
Our questions, they come to us in threes. Why are the Strokes so popular? How did they get the 45th most acclaimed album of all time? Is This It In this Counterbalance, Klinger will be the one to say the strangest things and Mendelsohn will act like it's completely normal.
Tuesday, March 29 2011
Conceived as a gift for fans who pre-ordered the new Angles LP, the Strokes' video for mellow album track "Call Me Back" features slow motion
Tuesday, March 15 2011
A week before its release, the Strokes have decided to stream their new album Angels over at their website. You can check out the LP
Monday, April 4 2011
NEW YORK — After temporarily saving rock 'n' roll with their terrific debut, 2001's "Is This It," The Strokes collapsed in a haze of hype, expectations