The Strokes to play Las Vegas on Aug. 20

June 23, 2014

The Strokes chose The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan for their first show in support of Angles and they’ll return to the Las Vegas venue on Aug. 20. While the band has yet to announce a show The band announced this show shortly before this was posted on its Facebook page. Tickets here. Details here: The Strokes are slated […]

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Albert Hammond Jr. working on third LP

June 22, 2014

Albert confirmed it tonight: And it appears that it will be a collaborative effort with the band with which he toured in support of AHJ.

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Audio: The Strokes at Governors Ball (FULL CONCERT)

June 13, 2014

The audio isn’t professional quality, but it’s not bad for a fan’s recording. Thank you Mateja for passing along the link.

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Au Revoir Simone feat. Nikolai Fraiture — ‘Fade Into You’ (cover)

June 12, 2014

Nikolai played bass and drums on Au Revoir Simone’s cover of Mazzy Star song “Fade Into You”. He also produced the the track, which you can listen to here. “I saw Au Revoir Simone perform the song on kexp and had some ideas for how it could be recorded,” Fraiture told Rolling Stone. “I love the […]

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Watch: The Strokes play Governors Ball

June 8, 2014

The Strokes’ setlist at Governors Ball was almost the exact same as their Port Chester gig, only in a much bigger setting. It also, from reports, left fans near the front with bruises all over their bodies because the crowd was so rough. Here are some videos: H2E W2J

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Watch: The Strokes debut Happy Ending, One Way Trigger, W2J in Port Chester, NY

May 31, 2014

Update: Full audio of the show can be found here. Updated The Strokes debuted One Way Trigger, Happy Ending and Welcome to Japan live on Saturday evening. Here’s all three: And Welcome to Japan:

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The Strokes’ amazing set list at Port Chester, NY on May 31

May 31, 2014

By all accounts, The Strokes’ first live show since 2011 was fantastic. I’ll post videos from tonight’s show when I receive them – forward them to thestrokesnews@gmail.com, if you find them — but here’s the setlist, which is probably the most unique one they’ve ever constructed. Barely Legal Welcome to Japan Automatic Stop Machu Picchu Reptilia Razorblade Take […]

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