In 2001, who would’ve thought Julian Casablancas, with his sunken I’m-too-drunk-for-this-show eyes, torn up blue jeans, and cigarette-tinged vocals would become obsessed with creating futuristic music? Their first album, the groundbreaking Is This It, channeled the New York punk scene from the 70s and was recorded completely live. The energy spewed from each of the [...]
Julian Casablancas & Co graced us with the first video off of their next album on Friday. ”All The Time” takes a nostalgic look back at The Strokes’ career by compiling shots of the band together performing, laughing, and just hanging out. Their fifth studio album, Comedown Machine, comes out in ten days on March 26th an can [...]
Julian Casablancas and Co. released a new track entitled “One Way Trigger” yesterday. While it sounds more like their last album Angles, it also features the signature Strokes guitar solo by Albert Hammond Jr. and a seemingly bizarre falsetto by Casablancas. Listen below and let us know what you think about the new song! https://soundcloud.com/thestrokes/the-strokes-one-way-trigger/
This list is all about the germ that comes before the album: demos. Demos serve as the artist’s way of hearing how the song they’ve been working on actually sounds. These earlier versions of a song can be radically different when they appear on an album. A lot of times they are recorded at the artist’s house, [...]
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