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The Strokes Tease Snippet of Unreleased Song in NYC Mayoral Candidate Maya Wiley Ad

The legendary New York Y2K rock-revivalists the Strokes have not been shy in endorsing New York City mayoral candidate Maya Wiley throughout her campaign and…
Logan Blake / June 21, 2021

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 50 Best Songs of 2001

It was a banner year for producers. The Neptunes — a major commercial force since Ol' Dirty Bastard's "Got Your Money" — helmed more great…
SPIN Staff / June 30, 2021

Watch the Strokes Reopen NYC’s Irving Plaza With 16-Song Set

Last month, the Strokes played their first-ever acoustic set during a virtual fundraiser for New York City mayoral candidate Maya Wiley. On Saturday night, they…
Katrina Nattress / June 13, 2021

Stevie Nicks, The Strokes and Run The Jewels to Headline Atlanta’s Shaky Knees Festival

Fleetwood Mac chanteuse Stevie Nicks, The Strokes and Run The Jewels will headline the Shaky Knees Music Festival on Oct. 22-24, 2021 at Central Park…
Katherine Turman / May 26, 2021

The Strokes Play First-Ever Acoustic Show to Support NYC Mayoral Candidate Maya Wiley

On Saturday evening, the Strokes played their first-ever acoustic show. The virtual event, aptly titled The Strokes Unplugged, was a fundraiser for Democratic New York City…
Katrina Nattress / May 16, 2021

62 Musicians Predict the 2021 Baseball Season

Somehow, some way, it's baseball season again. Yes, already. Last year's abbreviated run saw the Los Angeles Dodgers defeat the Tampa Bay Rays…
Daniel Kohn / March 29, 2021

The Strokes Win Best Rock Album Grammy for The New Abnormal

The Strokes won the Best Rock Album Grammy for The New Abnormal, beating out Grace Potter (Daylight), Sturgill Simpson (Sound and Fury), Fontaines D.C. (A Hero’s Death)…
Katrina Nattress / March 14, 2021

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
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