A new album is coming.
“98% of musicians that I know and talk to really don’t like playing festivals”
Yeah. Time to get excited.
Casablancas has always had a close affinity with rock legend Lou Reed
Falls Festival loses another big name
Julian Fernando Casablancas may be a 36-year-old dad, but he’s still a rocker at heart. The Strokes‘ frontman and solo artist is set to return to Australia in January as vocalist of the scuzzy and experimental Julian Casablancas + The Voidz, to play two sideshows around performances at Falls and Southbound festivals, presented by Music
Strokes frontman locks in Aus headline shows
The Strokes‘ Julian Casablancas and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs‘ Karen O were both key players in the early-2000 New York alt-rock scene and as frontpeople of their respective bands, they share similar experiences. Time Out New York recently commissioned the singers to interview each other, and the resulting exchange sees the two artists muse on
The Strokes’ frontman returns to Australia with his new band!
Nearly five years after his debut solo release Phrazes for the Young, The Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas has officially announced the release of his second solo effort. Tyranny will be Casablancas’ first album with new band The Voidz and is due to drop this September. Casablancas will release the album via his own Cult Records
The first weekend of this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival kicks off this weekend in the States and organisers have now offered ticket-holders the means to discover all of the heart-wrenching clashes, as well as two huge last minute additions: Julian Casablancas and the Pixies. Readers can check out the set times in
Industrious fans of Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas, who were also probably very good at finding Wally, may have uncovered the planned release date for the singer’s next solo album in a promotional video unveiled last week. Fans are now speculating the album may drop on 26th May. Casablancas released his debut album as a solo
The Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas has debuted a bunch of new songs at a number of surprise shows in the United States, following last week’s release of a teaser trailer for his long-awaited sophomore solo album. Consequence of Sound reports, Casablancas debuted three new songs accompanied by his new band The Voidz at a surprise
New York City’s Governors Ball has just dropped its lineup announcement for the 2014 instalment of the festival and it’s a corker – apart from the previously announced Outkast, this year’s festivities will be graced by Jack White, The Strokes, Vampire Weekend, Phoenix and TV on the Radio. Wowzers. If that wasn’t enough for you,
The auto-tuned retro-futurism of Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories cut Instant Crush has been given the music video treatment. The clip, which you can check out in full down below, stars The Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas (who provides vocals on the track) in a strange museum romance between a young female museum piece and Casablancas’
Despite claims that they’re hard at work on material for a 2014 “return to the scene” — claims disputed by band guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. — The Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas has hinted at a sophomore solo release, a follow-up to 2009’s Phrazes For The Young. A mysterious update to the singer’s website has sparked
The lineups for Lollapalooza 2014‘s Chile and Argentina events have been unveiled, bringing the likes of Nine Inch Nails, Arcade Fire, Phoenix, Vampire Weekend, Pixies and many more to South American audiences, with some Antipodean names thrown in for good measure. Lollapalooza Chile will take place at Parque O’Higgins in Santiago from 29th-30th March, with
Albert Hammond Jr., guitarist of NYC indie gods The Strokes, is streaming his first solo material since 2008’s ¿Cómo Te Llama?. The five-song EP title AHJ will be released on 8th October through Strokes bandmate Julian Casablancas’ Cult Records. With Gus Oberg as producer and Casablancas even providing some input, AHJ promises to revive some
These past few months have seen the words Daft Punk and ‘leaked’ out together so many times that it seems to have lost all meaning but as desensitised as we may be to unauthorised updates on the duos forthcoming album, this one is sure to attract some interest – the list of guest artists brought
A battle between nostalgia and déjà vu