Strokes Bassist Nikolai Fraiture Shares Summer Moon Single “Happenin'”

The Strokes are still making music—just not with each other. Bassist Nikolai Fraiture's Summer Moon—which features Jane's Addiction's Stephen Perkins on drums, Airborne Toxic Event’s Noah Harmon on…
Brian Josephs / January 27, 2017

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,…
Dan Reilly / February 4, 2014

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

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…
Kevin O'Donnell / November 17, 2010

The Strokes’ New Album Due in March

The Strokes' fourth studio album, their first since 2006, won't see the light of day until 2011, says frontman Julian Casablancas.
Eric Sundermann / July 6, 2010

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…
Spencer Kornhaber / June 8, 2010

Strokes Recording Tracks Without Julian Casablancas

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…
Peter Gaston / March 23, 2010

New Strokes Record Expected in September

The new Strokes record is on its way -- and now it even has a tentative release date: "hopefully around September," drummer Fab Moretti told…
Michael Sheffield / February 10, 2010’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…
SPIN Staff / February 6, 2010

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…
Peter Gaston / November 24, 2009

Tom Morello, Stripper — Chris Brown, Space Traveler

Here are some of the weirdest stories we've seen on the web this week:…
SPIN Staff / November 5, 2009

New Albums from Nirvana, Weezer & 6 More!

Here's a rundown of the essential albums available online and in record stores today:…
SPIN Staff / November 3, 2009

LISTEN: Julian Casablancas’ Synthy New Song

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.
Jenn Pelly / September 18, 2009

Listen to Strokes, Babyshambles Side-Project

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…
Melissa Goldstein / March 2, 2009
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