“Phrazes for the Young” Is Now Out!

Today Julian Casablancas‘s debut solo album, Phrazes for the Young is now out in stores and on iTunes for only $4.99. Of course the question is… What do y’all think of it? Video from last night’s secret show at Spaceland is now up on the YouTube: Some folks who bought the deluxe edition are reporting […]

Julian Casablancas Unveils “Phrazes for the Young”

Today Julian Casablancas, frontman of The Strokes, gave the world a taste of Phrazes for the Young, his upcoming album for Cult Records/RCA. Photo illustration by Williams and Hirakawa The trailer (see below), which debuted on Julian’s new solo project website, JulianCasablancas.com, falls within line of the visual style fans of the Strokes will be […]

Julian Casablancas Sings “Little Girl” for Danger Mouse/ Sparklehorse Project

Remember hearing about the project that The Strokes‘ frontman Julian Casablancas was working on for the Danger Mouse/Sparklehorse new collaborative album, Dark Night of the Soul? Well it appears as though the song, “Little Girl,” along with the rest of the album was accidentally leaked in an audio stream on the web last night by […]

Random Photos/Emails I Found In My Gmail Account

Currently my Gmail account is at 97% full–I know that seems humanly impossible, but it’s true. So I’m taking some time this weekend to go through and delete some of the old stuff I have on the account, and I came across some things that I thought some of you might enjoy. Check it out: […]

Julian Casablancas Gets His “Boombox” on with Lonely Island

If you’ve been anywhere near a TV in the last week, you probably are already aware that SNL‘s Andy Samberg‘s film/comedy group, The Lonely Island, have spawned a new full-length album called Incredibad which dropped today (Feb 10). However, what you might not have realized is that a very familiar sounding voice is guesting on […]

Julian Casablancas Opens Korean BBQ Restaurant in LA

Has Julian Casablancas been thinking more about pork belly and ribs than he has about music? It’s been reported that Strokes singer is one of the financiers behind new LA eatery, Shin, located on Wilcox Avenue in Hollywood. Last night there was a big opening bash for the upscale Korean BBQ restaurant where other rumored […]

Back from My Vacation!

I took a much-needed vacation last week to Ocean City, Maryland. (I know, not as glamorous as say… the Riviera or Belize… but there was a beach!) Sure it looks warm but it was freeeeezzziinnnnggg I got to freeze my buttocks off by the seaside. (Beaches are not perpetually warm… even in September.) I felt […]

Video: “My Drive Thru” Music Video Revealed

The music video component of the Converse ad campaign song “My Drive Thru” (featuring Pharrell Williams, Julian Casablancas from the Strokes, and rising star Santogold) has finally been revealed: The video is all in black and white, with the three singers appearing like ripped out paper dolls, that fall, multiply, and zip around the screen. […]

When Bad Tattoos Happen to Julian Casablancas

I know a few people who have made some questionable tattoo decisions in their lives. Often times their line of defense revolves around being under the influence of alcohol, or the recklessness of teenage youth. But dear lord Julian Casablancas, what’s you’re excuse for your new ultimately bad spider arm tattoo captured in the above […]