• The Strokes: Behind the Comeback

    The Strokes: Behind the Comeback

    The Strokes are together again! All it took was some soul-searching, fence-mending, and a liberal definition of the word "together."Sloane Crosley gets the skinny on their cathartic new album. [Magazine Excerpt] ALBERT Somewhere between Otisville Correctional Facility and Albert Hammond Jr.'s house in Port Jervis, New York, I see a deer explode on the side of the highway. She makes a go of crossing, a car slams into her, and that's that. I gasp and look around, but there is no one on this train but me. Because Hammond, one-fifth of the band credited with nothing less than rescuing rock and defining postmillennial downtown cool a decade ago, has gone country. Port Jervis is the last stop. "I just saw a dead deer on the train," are my first words to Hammond when he picks me up in his snow-beaten late-model BMW.

00:00 00:00 No Song Selected More info
00:00 00:00
placeholder
Now Playing
  • 1 Tuatara — Snakecharmer " 02:56
  • 2 Sleep — The Clarity " 09:51
  • 3 The Weeknd — King Of The Fall " 05:02
  • 4 Unicorns — Rocketship " 02:50
  • 5 Valentino Khan — Make Some Noise " 03:43
  • 6 Christopher Denny — Watch Me Shine " 04:28
  • 7 The Range — Rayman " 03:34

SPIN is a member of SPIN Music Group, a division of BUZZMEDIA