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Porches Try Their Luck Covering the Strokes’ ‘Trying Your Luck’

Aaron Maine and Porches visited SiriusXM recently and laid down a cover of The Strokes' "Trying Your Luck" from Is This It. "Trying Your Luck" was never the brashest…
Anna Gaca / April 7, 2016

Beck, Elton John, and Members of the Strokes Cover Eagles of Death Metal’s ‘I Love You All the Time’

Eagles of Death Metal have shared the final wave of covers of their song "I Love You All the Time," and as with the others,…
James Grebey / March 18, 2016

Governors Ball vs. Panorama: Who Has the Better Lineup?

Today, the lineup was announced for Panorama, the East Coast festival expansion of Goldenvoice, producers behind the country's preeminent music fest, Coachella. Exciting as the…
Andrew Unterberger / March 1, 2016

The Strokes’ Nick Valensi Finds His Lost, Now Damaged Guitar

The Strokes' Nick Valensi has recovered his 1995 Epiphone Rivera guitar, which the band asked fans to help find after it was lost in transit last month. Unfortunately,…
Anna Gaca / February 22, 2016

The Strokes Need Help Finding Nick Valensi’s Missing Guitar

Musicians: They're just like us, losing luggage somewhere in the travel fugue of flying from one American coast to another, or at least, the Strokes'
Harley Brown / January 5, 2016

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

The Strokes Announce Their Return to the Studio at Live Show

Two years after the release of fifth LP Comedown Machine, it appears the Strokes are headed back to the studio. Billboard rounded up tweets from…
Andrew Unterberger / September 28, 2015

Watch the Strokes, Miguel, CHVRCHES, and More Perform at the Landmark Music Festival

Washington DC's Landmark Music Festival takes places this weekend, and a host of big names — including the Strokes, the War on Drugs, Miguel, TV on…
James Grebey / September 25, 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

Primavera Sound 2015 Live Stream: The Strokes, Sleater-Kinney, Thurston Moore, and More

This year's iteration of Barcelona's Primavera Sound Festival starts today. The stacked lineup totally merits a trek to Spain, but if you're stuck at home,…
Colin Joyce / May 28, 2015

Punch Brothers Offer a Frantic Bluegrass Take on the Strokes’ ‘Reptilia’

Something about bluegrass covers just tend to work — listen to how easily the Punch Brothers' hectic, speedy mandolin strumming lends itself to the Strokes' "Reptilia."
James Grebey / May 12, 2015

Austin City Limits 2015 Lineup Posted Early, Then Removed

The Austin City Limits 2015 lineup was originally meant to come out on Tuesday morning, but it would appear that someone on the inside got a…
Rachel Brodsky / May 4, 2015

The Strokes Are Planning to Work on New Material

Last year, Julian Casablancas released his first record with noise-pop weirdos the Voidz. The record, called Tyranny, showcased the New York crooner's more outré tendencies. Now,…
Brennan Carley / April 13, 2015

Primavera Sound 2015 Lineup: The Strokes, the Replacements, Patti Smith, and More

Hold onto your hats, because Spain's Primavera Sound Festival has just announced its lineup for May 25 through May 31, 2015, and it's easily the best…
Brennan Carley / January 21, 2015

Watch Brian Wilson, ‘Weird Al,’ Wayne Coyne, and More Cover George Harrison

An impressive lineup of musicians — and one musician/comedian, and one comedian — came together to honor the legendary late George Harrison at a memorial concert…
James Grebey / September 29, 2014

Watch That Arcade Fire, Bon Iver Supergroup Cover Phil Collins, White Stripes

Last week, Win Butler announced a one-off performance from an unbelievable indie rock supergroup featuring his brother Will, Bon Iver's Justin Vernon, Nikolai Fraiture of…
Colin Joyce / September 21, 2014

This Indie Rock Supergroup Lineup Will Melt Your Brain

In a surefire way to drive Montreal tourism through the roof, members of Arcade Fire, Bon Iver, and the Strokes will unite for a one-afternoon-only…
Brennan Carley / September 19, 2014

Julian Casablancas Says the Strokes Still Have ‘More Magic In Them’

Julian Casablancas has never really been the type of guy to open up about his life, which is what makes his new interviews with GQ and Stereogum all…
Brennan Carley / September 18, 2014

FYF Fest 2014: Julian Casablancas, Future Islands, and Interpol Pose for Portraits

Last weekend's FYF Fest in Los Angeles saw the Strokes return to the West Coast after their headlining Governors Ball slot, as well as stand-out performances…
SPIN Staff / September 3, 2014

29 Reasons This Summer Didn’t Suck As Badly As You Thought

The sun is setting on the Summer of Ass, so the editors at SPIN have collected some of our favorite songs, videos, albums, and musical…
SPIN Staff / August 28, 2014
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