Posts tagged "the strokes"

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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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 interview…
By: 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…
By: 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,…
By: SPIN Staff / August 28, 2014

Governors Ball 2014: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

As festival season marches on, Governors Ball swept through New York City this past weekend, taking over Randall's Island for three days of live music…
By: SPIN Staff / June 9, 2014

Governors Ball 2014: The 15 Best Things We Saw

SPIN spent this past weekend on New York City's Randall's Island, taking in the three-day wonder that is the Governors Ball Music Festival. We gave…
By: SPIN Staff / June 9, 2014

FYF Fest 2014: Death Grips, Blood Brothers, Strokes, Interpol, Haim, Phoenix

FYF Fest returns to Los Angeles on August 23 and 24, finding a new venue at the L.A. Sorts Arena and…
By: Chris Martins / May 16, 2014

The Strokes Book First U.S. Show in Three Years

Live Strokes dates have been hard to come by since the New York band's 2011 comeback — which is to say, non-existent here in the U.S.,…
By: Colin Joyce / May 13, 2014

Artist Remakes Iconic Album Covers as Seen From the Other Side

Remember that scene in Ghostbusters 2 when Bill Murray wonders whether or not the Statue of Liberty is naked under her toga? Well, thi…
By: Dan Reilly / April 8, 2014

The 40 Best Albums of 2003

The 40 best albums of 2003, as ranked by the SPIN editors. [This list was originally published in the January 2004 issue of SPIN.]…
By: SPIN Staff / February 27, 2014

The 20 Best Albums of 2001

The 20 best albums of 2001, ranked by the SPIN editors. [This list was originally published in the January 2002 issue of SPIN.]…
By: SPIN Staff / February 27, 2014

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,…
By: Dan Reilly / February 4, 2014

Governors Ball 2014 Lineup: Jack White, the Strokes, Skrillex, Vampire Weekend, and More

Jack White, the Strokes, Vampire Weekend, and Skrillex will be joining OutKast at this year's Governors Ball Music Festival. Organizers for…
By: Kyle McGovern / January 15, 2014

Lou Reed, R.I.P.: Hear His Legacy in 15 Tracks

Lou Reed, whether in the Velvet Underground or solo, inspired entire genres – glam, art rock, punk, industrial, grunge, shoegaze, goth, indie rock – so…
By: Charles Aaron / October 29, 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…
By: Marc Hogan / July 3, 2013

The National: Not Your Dad’s Dad-Rock

When Matt Berninger landed in New York City in August of 1996, he moved into what he wryly describes as a "converted, semi-converted, mostly unconverted"…
By: David Bevan / June 3, 2013

The Killers Cover ‘Is This It’ on the Strokes’ Home Turf

During their recent U.K. tour, the Killers lovingly covered several of the territory's most beloved acts; U2, Oasis, and…
By: Kyle McGovern / May 20, 2013
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