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The Strokes Reveal Artwork for “The New Abnormal”

The Strokes haven’t been shy about mentioning that they’re releasing new music this year, and now it appears there’s some new artwork and a title…
Josh Chesler / February 8, 2020

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The Strokes Battle Robots on ‘The Adults Are Talking’ Video

The Strokes are not very good at sports, at least not in their new music video for "The Adults Are Talking." The…
Danielle Chelosky / December 1, 2020

Watch the Strokes Perform Songs Off The New Abnormal on SNL

Last night, the Strokes took the Saturday Night Live stage for the first time in nearly a decade. They played "The Adults Are Talking" and "Bad Decisions,"
SPIN Staff / November 1, 2020

The Strokes Don’t Want You to Forget That This Weekend Is Daylight Savings in SNL Promo

This Saturday, the Strokes will perform on a special Halloween edition of Saturday Night Live. Ahead of the episode, the band appeared with this week's host…
Daniel Kohn / October 29, 2020

The Strokes to Appear as Musical Guest on SNL Next Week

After a year that started off with a bang, the Strokes ended up having their best-laid plans fizzle out due to the pandemic. They did,…
Daniel Kohn / October 25, 2020

Saturday Night Live: 20 of the Biggest Breakthrough Musical Performances Since 2000

Saturday Night Live is back! The late-night sketch comedy returns to NBC for the start of its 46th season on Saturday. After spending…
Jolie Lash / October 3, 2020

Watch IDLES Cover the Beatles, the Strokes and More

IDLES have never been afraid to do things their own way, and the British rockers' unique spin on classics by bands like the Beatles and…
Josh Chesler / August 30, 2020

Watch The Strokes Zoom Through Time in Animated ‘Ode to the Mets’ Video

Just in time for baseball season's opening day, The Strokes construct an animated voyage through time and space with their dizzying "Ode to the Mets" video.
Ryan Reed / July 24, 2020

Gorillaz, Charli XCX, The Strokes, Bad Bunny and More to Play Primavera Sound 2021

Primavera Sound, which was set to celebrate its 20th anniversary next week was pushed to August, due to the global pandemic. But it looks like…
Emily Tan / May 27, 2020

The 50 Best Songs of 2020 (So Far)

Great songs have a freedom that albums don't because great songs only have to pull off their trick once. It's like how a great SNL…
SPIN Staff / May 22, 2020

Julian Casablancas Doesn’t Think It’s the ‘Universal Duty’ of Artists to Share Political Views

Julian Casablancas has not been shy about his preference for America's 46th president. The Strokes played a Bernie Sanders rally in New Hampshire a few months…
Katrina Nattress / April 25, 2020

The Strokes Reflect on Bill Withers, Quarantine in New Pirate Radio Series

Say this much about The Strokes: they're all about going against conventional wisdom. At a time when many of their peers are postponing…
SPIN Staff / April 8, 2020

The Strokes Share Their Latest Single ‘Brooklyn Bridge to Chorus’

The Strokes are getting ready for a big week. On the heels of their upcoming fittingly-titled album, The New Abnormal, the band shared…
Emily Tan / April 6, 2020

The Strokes, Tame Impala to Headline Japan’s Fuji Rock Fest

The Strokes, Tame Impala, Disclosure and Major Lazer will headline this year's Fuji Rock Festival. Also on the lineup are FKA Twigs, Mura…
SPIN Staff / March 17, 2020

The Strokes Add New Dates to Spring Tour

The Strokes have added new dates to their spring tour. It was supposed to wrap this Saturday night (March 14) in Los Angeles…
Daniel Kohn / March 9, 2020

The Strokes Put Their Commemorative Bernie Sanders T-Shirts on Sale

Anyone who couldn't attend The Strokes' concert rally for Bernie Sanders on Feb. 10, they can now own a piece of that moment.
Emily Tan / March 3, 2020
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