Video: Albert Hammond Jr – “Set To Attack” Directed by Carley Solether. From Francis Trouble, out now on Red Bull Records. While bandmate Julian Casablancas is off making goofy artzy noiz with his biker gang the Voidz, guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. is sticking closer to the sound that put them both on the map. There’s … Continue reading New Albert Hammond Jr video: Set To Attack
The expanded festival inspired us to run back and forth like lunatics.
Video: Julian Casablancas on Conan Anybody catch Julian Casablancas on the Conan the other night? It wasn’t as “far out” as I expected it to be from reading a couple interviews with him. Sounds like the Strokes with some bloopy bits and programmed drums. Not bad, but not super interesting either. I turned it off … Continue reading Julian Casablancas on the Tonight Show
Video: Dark Night Of The Soul Despite the fact that you can stream the album in its entirety right now at NPR, it looks like Dark Night of the Soul, the collaboration between Danger Mouse, Sparklehorse, and David Lynch with vocals by James Mercer, Wayne Coyne, Gruff Rhys, Jason Lytle, Julian Casablancas, Frank Black, Iggy … Continue reading Danger Mouse-Sparklehorse-David Lynch Album Scrapped
The Strokes are taking a break, having recently wrapped touring in support of First Impressions of Earth, produced by the guy who dumped Wilco. They leave their fans with a “cinematic interpretation” of the album’s lead track, “You Only Live Once,” directed by Star Wars prequel concept artist, Warren Fu, who also helped redesign the … Continue reading The Strokes – You Only Live Once
“Juicebox” by the Strokes, from First Impressions of Earth, due January 3, 2006, on RCA.
The Strokes are currently recording their third album, and they’re working with a new producer: David Kahne. Kahne is the guy at Warner Music who told Wilco that Yankee Hotel Foxtrot would kill their career and refused to release it. Strokes manager, Ryan Gentles is “confident that [the Strokes album] will come out sometime this … Continue reading New Strokes Album Produced by Guy Who Dumped Wilco
Don’t believe the hype – The Guardian slams the Strokes, James Brown, the Clash, Pet Sounds, the Stone Roses and lots of other rock icons.
Little Steven’s Underground Garage Rock Festival was so huge (40 bands over 12 hours), Glorious Noise sent two separate contributors to cover the event. Here’s Johnny Loftus’ version.