If the claims are true that rock is "the new jazz" (aka a genre that stopped evolving and became "classical music"), then we might have to blame 'Is This It.' It set the precedent that "saving rock" was synonymous with "sounding a lot like beloved old rock bands."
"There's a lot for Strokes fans to like here, but there's another aspect to the record, too, which gets a little bit on the heavier, more aggressive side that maybe fans of other bands would appreciate that more," Nick Valensi told Rolling Stone.
In honor of Rough Trade’s 40th anniversary, this week’s edition (8/10) of BrooklynVegan.com Blog Radio on SiriusXM is dedicated entirely to the long running label and record shop. Over the course of the two hour show, songs will be played from throughout Rough Trade’s entire 40 year run
CRX is a brand new band that most notably includes Strokes guitarist Nick Valensi. It also features Richie Follin of Guards, Ralph Alexander of The Dose, and The Reflections members Darian Zahedi and Jon Safley...
Governors Ball 2016 is underway on NYC's Randall's Island, with day 2 going on as we speak. (If you're not there, are you watching the stream?) The first day, yesterday (6/3), was co-headlined by The Strokes and Robyn...
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