the strokes

The Strokes Announce New Year’s Eve Show in Brooklyn [UPDATE]

The Strokes have announced that they are performing a special New Year's Eve show at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The band shared details of…
Israel Daramola / August 5, 2019

The Strokes: Our 2003 Cover Story, The Rebirth of Cool

This article originally appeared in the January 2003 issue of SPIN. "Is it okay to let the girls in?" Smoggy asks. The Strokes'
Mark Spitz / July 14, 2019

The Strokes Premiere New Song “The Adults Are Talking” at Los Angeles Charity Show

The Strokes returned to the stage after a multi-year hiatus from performing last night, playing a charity show at Los Angeles' The Wiltern to benefit the…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 14, 2019

Julian Casablancas Says the Eventual Wreckage of Capitalism May Lead to a Vinyl Resurgence

The Strokes and Voidz frontman Julian Casablancas recently gave an interview to Billboard to commemorate the 10th anniversary of his solo album, Phrazes for the…
Taylor Berman / April 10, 2019

Governors Ball 2019: The Strokes, Lil Wayne, The 1975, and More

The lineup for the New-York-City-based Governors Ball festival has been announced. Taking place on Randall's Island from May 31 through June 2, the headliners of…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 7, 2019

The Strokes Announce First 2019 Date, Tease “Global Comeback”

The Strokes have announced a headlining appearance at the 2019 Bilbao BBK Live Festival in Bilbao, Spain, where they’ll join the likes of Thom Yorke,…
Will Gottsegen / December 17, 2018

Watch Arctic Monkeys Cover The Strokes’ “Is This It”

On their latest album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino, Arctic Monkeys' frontman Alex Turner expressed his desire to be part of The Strokes in the…
Israel Daramola / July 25, 2018

The Arctic Monkeys Open Their New Album With a Line About The Strokes

The Arctic Monkeys are back in our lives, with a new album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino, out May 11th. According to Pitchfork, representatives from the…
Israel Daramola / April 19, 2018

Julian Casablancas Has Some “Voidz” in His Understanding of Rock History

Voidz frontman and sometime Stroke Julian Casablancas is the latest subject of David Marchese's revealing—sometimes too revealing—interviews with notable musical figures for New York magazine. Casablancas has pop music…
Anna Gaca / March 12, 2018

Modern Musicians Couldn’t Help But Swipe From Tom Petty Songs

It's next to impossible to turn on the radio or press play on a Spotify playlist without hearing a fragment of melody, line of lyrics,…
Andy Cush / October 3, 2017

Preview The Strokes: The First Ten Years, a New Photo Collection of Their Early Days

The Strokes: The First Ten Years is an upcoming photographic document of the New York band's early days, as captured by photographer Cody Smyth. Today, we're previewing…
SPIN Staff / August 30, 2017

Julian Casablancas + The Voidz Announce South American Tour

Back in July, Julian Casablancas + The Voidz announced their first show in two years would be at Colombia's Breakfast Festival in October, as part of…
Brian Josephs / August 28, 2017

Ryan Adams Is Tweeting Some Wildly Rude Shit About the Strokes

One of the most fascinating and ultimately heartbreaking chapters of Meet Me in the Bathroom, Lizzy Goodman's excellent oral history of the '00s NYC rock scene,…
Jeremy Gordon / July 31, 2017

The Strokes Aren’t Recording With Rick Rubin After All [UPDATE]

During a recent interview with The West Australian, Albert Hammond Sr. dished that the Strokes are working with Rick Rubin. Hammond's son, Albert Hammond Jr., is, of course,…
Emma May / July 28, 2017

The Killers’ Ronnie Vannucci Jr. Is Still Flattered the Strokes Liked His Band

Once upon a time, the young Strokes looked at the Killers' runaway hit "Mr. Brightside" and thought: What have they got that we don't? "We had conversations…
Anna Gaca / July 25, 2017
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