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Watch the Strokes’ Albert Hammond Jr. Tackle His Wife’s Pickpocket

Albert Hammond Jr. must not have made it into this photo of the Strokes recording again (!) — because he was too busy being a stand-up citizen,…
Harley Brown / December 12, 2015

Albert Hammond Jr. Plays Chess With Death in ‘Caught By My Shadow’ Video

Albert Hammond Jr. has released a new video for Momentary Masters track "Caught By My Shadow." It's a continuation from his "Losing Touch" clip, which…
Rachel Brodsky / September 14, 2015

Albert Hammond Jr. Plays ‘Losing Touch’ on ‘Fallon’

Shortly after his appearance at Lollapalooza, Albert Hammond Jr. stopped by the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night to play Momentary Masters single "Losing…
Rachel Brodsky / August 4, 2015

Lollapalooza 2015: The Best Things We Saw On Sunday

Despite clear-blue morning skies, the final day of Lollapalooza ended on a stormy note, sending crowds scrambling for shelter as ominous clouds rolled in the…
SPIN Staff / August 3, 2015

Listen to Albert Hammond, Jr.’s Buoyant New LP, ‘Momentary Masters’

The Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond, Jr. is streaming his third LP, Momentary Masters, a week before it arrives on July 31 via Vagrant. As with his past releases,…
Harley Brown / July 24, 2015

The Rebirth of Cool: SPIN’s 2003 Strokes Cover Story

They were edgy and rattled about what was happening to them. The fantasy came true. Real fame after handing out flyers and playing…
Marc Spitz / June 18, 2015

The Strokes’ Albert Hammond, Jr. Releases Giddy Guitar-Pop Single ‘Losing Touch’

The Strokes' guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. is set to release his third solo album Momentary Masters at the tail end of July. Today, he's released…
Colin Joyce / June 3, 2015

Watch Albert Hammond Jr. Fall Out of Love in NSFW ‘St. Justice’ Video

Albert Hammond, Jr. has shared a new video from his still-fresh solo EP AHJ. The clip above gives the Strokes guitarist's warmly jangling single "St. Justice"
Chris Martins / October 9, 2013

Dustin Hoffman’s Kid to Direct Strokes Guitarist in Movie About New York City’s Indie Rock Scene

New York City's music scene is about to get a new big-screen treatment. As Deadline reports (via Vulture), an in-the-works movie called Asthma "examines the consequences…
Marc Hogan / July 10, 2013

Similar Strokes: Albert Hammond Jr. Plans an EP on Julian Casablancas’ Label

Albert Hammond Jr. plans to release a new five-song solo EP in September. As Pitchfork points out, the Strokes guitarist revealed on Har Mar Superstar's Nocturnal…
Marc Hogan / July 3, 2013

GZA & Wavves, Hammond Jr. Taps Vaccines + More

Wu-Tang Clan's GZA hit up FUEL TV's show Daily Habit to perform his classic 1995 track "Liquid Swords" — and he was backed by Wavves…
SPIN Staff / August 26, 2011

The Strokes’ Hammond on Drug Addiction, Rehab

The Strokes are back with Angles (out March 22), their first studio album since 2006. What took 'em so long? One of the obstacles was…
William Goodman / March 14, 2011

Watch Albert Hammond Jr. Live at the MLB All-Star Party

Baseball may be a selective sport when it comes to honoring the greats, but at the MLB All-Star Party, thrown at NYC's Hiro Ballroom earlier…
Larry Fitzmaurice / July 29, 2008

SPIN’s Week in Review, July 7-11

After the smoke cleared and the hangovers faded from the weekend's big bombs and bashes, the party raged on as the Smashing Pumpkins unveiled plans…
SPIN Staff / July 11, 2008

Albert Hammond Jr. Knocks MLB All-Star Party Out of the Park

It was a humid, rainy night in New York last night (July 9), but that didn't stop concertgoers from packing the house at the Hiro…
Ben Felton / July 10, 2008

Available Today: July 8, 2008

Here's a rundown of what's available online and in record stores this week. Click each album title to read Spin's review:…
SPIN Staff / July 8, 2008

New Albert Hammond Jr. Video for “GfC”

Despite his main act taking a temporary hiatus, Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. has been a busy man as of late. His sophomore solo effort,…
Larry Fitzmaurice / July 8, 2008

Albert Hammond Jr.

What? With the Strokes on an unofficial hiatus, ragamuffin rhythm guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. has turned efforts inward, developing into quite the self-determined songwriter. And…
Larry Fitzmaurice / July 2, 2008

SPIN’s Week in Review, June 2-6

Though its solstice is still a few weeks off, summer unofficially kicked off this week as many Americans came to terms with June's arrival: "Whoa,…
William Goodman / June 6, 2008

New Albert Hammond Jr. MP3: “GfC”

By all published accounts, the Strokes haven't even begun to work on their fourth album, but devout fans are offered one hell of a conciliation…
William Goodman / June 2, 2008