“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 Plays Two Dates In Japan

On the 30th of August a ginormous 50,000 square foot Opening Ceremony store will open in the Shibuya section of Tokyo, Japan. This store marks the largest retail space Opening Ceremony has opened, making its properties in New York (2,500 sq ft.) and Los Angeles (10,000 sq ft.) seem dwarfish in comparison. Founders Humberto Leon […]

Julian Casablancas’s First On-Camera Interview in 3 Years

From the official JulianCasablancas.com site comes a new video interview with Jules regarding his upcoming solo album, Phrazes for the Young. He gives answers to questions about solo work vs. band work, what the fourth Strokes album will be like, and his favorite bands of the moment: I’m going to predict that this new album […]

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 […]

Albert Hammond Jr. Is Like a Man from the Catskills

If you’ve been wondering where Albert Hammond Jr. has been spending his time away from his NYC pad that’s currently on the market, the New York Post has your answers. Check out their new story highlighting Albert’s new custom-built three bedroom farmhouse situated in Eldred, NY. “This is exactly what I need to slow things […]

Albert Hammond Jr. Slept Here–and You Can Too!

If you ever tried imagining where Albert Hammond, Jr. rests his pretty little head at night, wonder no more. Today you have a chance to get a first-hand look at the private quarters of The Strokes guitarist. Albert’s two-bedroom East Village apartment has newly re-emerged on the real estate market, on sale for the low […]

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: […]

The Strokes Are Rehearsing, Tributing Dylan, and Working with Danger Mouse

Lots of Strokes-related news this past week: 1. According to Rolling Stone Magazine’s The Smoking Section, Julian, Fab, Nick, Nikolai, and Albert are all in New York City, hard at work on their fourth album. Julian reveals the band has already created three new songs after three weeks into their rehearsal, and that the band’s […]