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Sunday, November 3 2013

Finding the Perfect Balance: An Interview with Albert Hammond, Jr.

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

Was That It: The Rise and Fall of the Strokes

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

The Strokes' 'Is This It' Ten Years Later

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.


Reviews

Sunday, March 24 2013

The Strokes: Comedown Machine

Julian Casablancas and company embrace the '80s on fifth studio album Comedown Machine.


Sunday, September 11 2011

Pearl Jam: 20 Years in the Rearviewmirror: 3 - 4 September 2011

Pearl Jam's great 20th Anniversary blowout festival was held in Alpine Valley.


Sunday, March 20 2011

The Strokes: Angles

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

The Strokes

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.


Monday, January 2 2006

The Strokes: First Impressions of Earth

The Strokes venture into uncharted territory and offer a disc twice as long and half as good as their now classic first two records.


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Blogs

Wednesday, October 16 2013

The Top 8 "Next Nirvanas"

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

Bubbling Under the 75 Best Albums of 2011: The Strokes

This week we presented our Best 75 Albums of 2011. Here are several more just bubbling under the top 75...


Friday, August 5 2011

Counterbalance No. 45: The Strokes’ 'Is This It'

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

The Strokes - "Call Me Back" (video)

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

The Strokes Streaming New Album 'Angels'

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


News

Monday, April 4 2011

Q&A with Nikolai Fraiture, bassist for The Strokes

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


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