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Dear Freud: 10 Things That Will Get a Man Lucky, Every Time - Love, The Strokes

Margaret Hession | Posted 04.25.2015 | Women
Margaret Hession

The premise here is we women know precisely what traits we like in men, even if men are the last ones to figure this out. Hint: there are actually ten things we love, not just seven.

A-Sides: My Top 64 Pop Culture Moments of 2014

Jon Chattman | Posted 03.02.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

On a positive tip, Michael Keaton made a comeback, U2 released one of their best albums in decades (don't hate), and Chris Pratt became a movie star. On a downside, we lost way too many talented people this year from Robin Williams to Joan Rivers to Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Sweet Covers O' Mine: The Top 15 Cover Songs

Chiara Cortese | Posted 01.31.2015 | Arts
Chiara Cortese

There is also something about the old becoming new again for the audience. The mix is comforting, yet has that element of surprise.

How Julian Casablancas Reinvented Himself

rollingstonelogo | Posted 10.15.2014 | Entertainment

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. By PATRICK DOYLE This place is pretty cool," says Julian Casablancas. It's a late-summer eve...

The Best Fest's George Fest 2014

Lindsey Best | Posted 12.06.2014 | Entertainment
Lindsey Best

All the events that are put on by the Best Fest are both a celebration of music as well as a communal concert experience that is shared between fans as well as a plethora of incredible musicians that come together.

Get Down Harmony: Exclusive Interview With Luke Rathborne

J.L. Sirisuk | Posted 11.24.2014 | Entertainment
J.L. Sirisuk

SOFT is an album with effortless shifts from rock to pop to a fusion of genres -- but then again, what is pop and what is rock? In Rathborne's world there are no restrictions -- sound is sound, music is music, and sincerity inhabits each track, cutting straight through.

Arcade Fire, Bon Iver, Strokes Form Supergroup For One Night Only

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 09.21.2014 | Entertainment

Win and Will Butler of Arcade Fire had something special planned for the halftime performance at their Pop Vs. Jock annual charity basketball game hel...

FYF Music Festival 2014: Up Close

Lindsey Best | Posted 11.03.2014 | Entertainment
Lindsey Best

The weekend consisted of many different bands ranging from local bands Haim and Joyce Manor, to indie rock staples The Strokes, Phoenix and Interpol, to the reunion of hardcore band The Blood Brothers and the recently reunited predominant shoegaze band, Slowdive.

The Strokes First Performance In Three Years (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 06.01.2014 | Entertainment

The Strokes performed their first show in nearly three years on Saturday night, May 31, at The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester. The Julian Casablancas-f...

Albert Hammond Jr. on new EP AHJ, 10th Anniversary of the Strokes' Room on Fire

Alex Koenig | Posted 02.03.2014 | Entertainment
Alex Koenig

It's apt that he spoke as the van was in forward motion, as it unraveled the journey of a man possessing a focused rear-view mirror when it came to his past and polished dashboard when it came to his future.

The Strokes Might Return In 2014

Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

This isn't it for The Strokes: In an email to fans, Wiz Kid Management teased that the rock quintet will return with new music in 2014. "[W]hile T...

Reinventing the Post-Punk Era: Why Savages Might Find Nirvana

Russell C. Smith | Posted 08.12.2013 | Entertainment
Russell C. Smith

Punk music in its purest form projects an element of danger and disruption, rage and revolt. It is music with the power to jolt the listener awake. Maybe 2013 will be the year British post-punk wakes people up.

Ke$ha Released The Best Strokes Album Of 2013

Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.30.2014 | Entertainment
Christopher Rosen

If it is, Strokes fans can take solace in the fact that there's at least one artist pushing out garage rock pop reminiscent of the New York quartet's best work. Her name is Ke$ha, and you might know her as the Top-40 star who drank her own urine and had sex with a ghost.

What Critics Are Saying About The Strokes

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 03.25.2013 | Entertainment

-- The Strokes, "Comedown Machine" (RCA) The Strokes spent the past six years burning through all the leeway earned with once being declared saviors...

The Strokes' New Album, Comedown Machine

Julie Kocsis | Posted 05.25.2013 | Entertainment
Julie Kocsis

Julian, we need to have a talk about your band's new album. I just don't understand what you're doing. The synths and new waviness, the extreme falsetto, the lack of guitar, and that bizarre, old timey song at the end of the record -- what's going on here?

Comedown Machine And The Chameleon Cool Of The Strokes

Stereo IQ | Posted 05.22.2013 | Entertainment
Stereo IQ

By Alex Koenig Reviewing a Strokes album for a new generation of fans requires reminiscence so let me take you on a trip down memory lane: The fiv...

WATCH: The Strokes Release Nostalgic, Lazy Video For New Single

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.15.2013 | Entertainment

From the "Veronica Mars" movie Kickstarter campaign to the upcoming return of "Arrested Development," 2013 has been one long bout of nostalgia. ("Girl...

Bad News For Strokes Fans

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 02.22.2013 | Entertainment

The Strokes have not planned a tour in support of "Comedown Machine, " the band's upcoming fifth studio album. Bassist Nikolai Fraiture says the ba...

LISTEN: New Music From The Strokes

Posted 02.13.2013 | Entertainment

The Strokes have released a new single, "All the Time" -- take a listen in the video above. The song is the first promoted single off of the band'...

The Strokes Announce New Album

Posted 01.30.2013 | Entertainment

Little did you know when the ball dropped on New Year's Eve, but January 2013 would become Strokes month. On Jan. 17, it was revealed that new musi...

LISTEN: New Strokes Song Released

Posted 03.27.2013 | Entertainment

Earlier in January, it was revealed that The Strokes were working on a new album, set for release this year. Friday, the band unveiled the first singl...

New Strokes Album Coming Soon

Posted 01.17.2013 | Entertainment

Strokes fans, rejoice. As first reported by Seattle rock station 107.7 The End and confirmed by Billboard, The Strokes plan to release an album this y...

Revisiting the Post-Punk Revival

Kayley Kravitz | Posted 12.23.2012 | Arts
Kayley Kravitz

It was a breath of fresh air after the stagnant years of the very late '90s. The alternative rock that had made the decade legendary was largely over. Dull post-Britpop groups and the abomination known as nu-metal ruled radio waves. Suddenly in 2001, guitar pop became cool again.

Lexus Rolls Out the Cars and Stars

Jennifer Raiser | Posted 10.01.2012 | San Francisco
Jennifer Raiser

The cars and stars shone brightly on a balmy San Francisco evening, as the top deck of the Metreon became the lavish location for Japanese automaker Lexus to introduce its new line.

Is This It

Darren Richman | Posted 08.18.2012 | Home
Darren Richman

That sound. I'd never heard anything like it before. I had no idea who The Strokes were or what they looked like but it was immediately obvious they probably dressed a little differently to Fred Durst.