Hear Julian Casablancas’ Gorillaz-Aping ‘Human Sadness’

A new song from Julian Casablancas called “Human Sorry” hit the webs today, one that’s featured in a documentary about artist Sam Adoquei, The Unseen Beauty, which is streaming now, above. More »


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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 Emotions podcast the EP will… More »

The Strokes Finish New Album

It’s been four years since the Strokes released their last record First Impressions of Earth, but the band has finally wrapped up recording their next album. … More »


The Strokes’ fourth studio album, their first since 2006, won’t see the light of day until 2011, says frontman Julian Casablancas. … More »

Tokyo Police Club, ‘Champ’ (Mom+Pop)

How can a band with so many ideas make so many songs that leave you feeling the exact same way? Each track on this Canadian quartet’s second full-length opens with… More »

The Strokes are working on their fourth studio album, their first since 2006’s First Impressions of Earth, but singer Julian Casablancas is keeping his distance from his bandmates in the… More »


The new Strokes record is on its way — and now it even has a tentative release date: “hopefully around September,” drummer Fab Moretti told Radio 1’s Zane Lowe. “[The]… More »’s Best of the Week

This week, Fall Out Boy members discussed the band’s uncertain future, Jay Reatard’s death was ruled a drug overdose, and Francis Bean Cobain made her musical debut. Meanwhile, Steven Tyler… More »

Strokes Finally Heading Into Studio

After three years of rumors, and five solo projects, the Strokes appear headed into the studio very soon, according to a Twitter post by bassist Nikolai Fraiture. … More »


Here are some of the weirdest stories we’ve seen on the web this week: … More »

Here’s a rundown of the essential albums available online and in record stores today: … More »

Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas has leaked “11th Dimension,” the first full recording to be released from his solo album Phrazes for the Young, out Oct. 20. The track — which… More »


Meet Helsinki: A musical supergroup featuring Babyshambles bassist Drew McConnell, Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond, Jr., Scottish punk outfit the View, and indie singer-songwriters Fionn Regan and Kid Harpoon. And though… More »

Goodbye, ‘TRL’ — We’ll Miss You!

My first year of professional life in New York was spent on the 32nd floor of Times Square’s Bertelsmann Building, the one that houses the gigantic Virgin Megastore just across… More »