Man, daylight savings time has me all messed up! I’ll be adding the fan videos and reviews of The Strokes’ Las Vegas show at The Cosmopolitan here as I find them. If you know of any, please email them to me or leave the links in the comments! “I Can’t Win” “Reptilia” “Under Cover of […]
Just getting this one in under the wire for Strokes March Madness month. Back in the early 2000s, The Strokes had a paid fan club that you could join and receive mailed newsletters from the band. Here’s the “ace” of a cover of the fourth newsletter from Winter 2003. Love the slogan, “Forget What You […]
Here’s another shot from the October 31, 2001 Hammerstein Ballroom show of The Strokes. Julian Casablancas is so boss in this photo.
Here’s another photo from that glorious night at The Strokes show in November 2001. This time it’s a photo of a young Nikolai Fraiture — clutching a beer, sporting a workman-style outfit, and donning that classic pageboy haircut.
Another photo from the Strokes November 29, 2001 show at the Vanderbilt on Long Island. This one is of Strokes drummer Fabrizio Moretti. I feel like this photo is classic Fab, with his style signature of a Coca-Cola tee in full force. Lovely!
On November 29, 2001 The Strokes played a headlining show at a now defunct music venue on Long Island called The Vanderbilt. The openers were The Moldy Peaches and The Realistics and tickets were a whopping $16.50. According to a diary entry I wrote at the time, the crowd was very young due to the […]
When worlds collide! Jack White and Julian Casablancas share a few words (and a kiss) at NYC’s Bowery Ballroom back in the day.
This is an interview with Nick Valensi from October 2001 in Newsday. Favorite pull quote: “It was never our intention to be the saviors of rock and roll.”
In 2001, The Strokes offered fans a way to ring in the new year with them with a special pair of shows co-headlined with Guided By Voices at the world-famous Apollo Theater in Harlem. I remember going to the Dec 30th show and totally freaking out over Ryan Adams being there with Meg White. That’s […]
For the Village Voice 2002 Pazz & Jop Critics’ Poll, artist Chris Sickels did this rendering of the five guys from NYC playing in front of an adoring crowd.