Tag Archives: The Strokes

Azealia Banks Covers the Strokes’ “Barely Legal”

  I love The Strokes and I also happen to adore Azealia Banks (despite her irrationally stupid twitter drama lately: girl, stop). Now, imagine my delight when news hit that Banks covered their song “Barely Legal,” from their classic debut … Continue reading

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The Strokes Announce New Album: “Comedown Machine”

  A friend recently told me that the Strokes embody the hazy, nicotine-infused memories shared between a gang of rebellious youth who think of themselves as too cool for school. And her sentiments ring true: I like to think we … Continue reading

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Album Review: Mixed Emotions by Tanlines

When I first heard the song “Real Life” two years ago, I was hooked. I played it almost constantly at work, at home, at parties. And I was bummed that its artists, Brooklyn duo Tanlines, hadn’t really released much more … Continue reading

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The Strokes “Work Hard and Say It’s Easy” As They Take Over 2011

From Coachella to the T-Mobile Sidekick launch to their performance of “Games” on Conan, The Strokes have taken over the live music scene this year. Back from a five year break, the New York City band seems to be popping … Continue reading

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SNL’s Bastard Child The Lonely Island Pairs with Pop Stars on New Album

The boys that brought funny back to the dwindling Saturday Night Live are prepping their latest album, Turtleneck & Chains. The new Lonely Island record follows the trio’s incredib(ad)ly successful breakout release, featuring such instant classics as “I’m on a … Continue reading

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The Strokes Premiere New Video: “Under Cover of Darkness”

After four years of relative silence, New York rockers The Strokes are releasing their new album, Angles, on March 22nd.  In anticipation of the release, the band premiered a very classy video this week for their first single, “Under Cover … Continue reading

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Bonnaroo 2011 Line-Up Announced: Eminem, Arcade Fire, Lil Wayne, The Black Keys, and More

The final line-up for one of summers biggest, hottest, messiest festivals was announced this week.  And this year’s Bonnaroo is going to be killer! Many of the featured bands are familiar faces from last weekend’s Grammys: Arcade Fire, Eminem, The … Continue reading

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Coachella 2011 Line-Up Announced

The various acts for the 2011 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, simply known as Coachella, have finally been made public. Included in the line-up are renowned groups such as Cee-Lo Green, The Chemical Brothers, Erykah Badu, The Black Keys, … Continue reading

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The Public Boom and The Private Pod

Years ago, the boombox was the portable music option. These bulky machines lit up city streets most notably during the early days of hip-hop, when young people would rap to tracks and dance in public; gathering, celebrating, and sharing their … Continue reading

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