Tag: the strokes

Watch Eddie Vedder Join the Strokes for ‘Juicebox’ in Seattle

Fresh off wrapping up Pearl Jam‘s first European tour in four years, Eddie Vedder joined the Strokes last night (Aug. 3) at Seattle’s T-Mobile Park for a performance of “Juicebox,” a track on which the musicians have previously teamed on a handful of occasions dating back to 2006. [embedded content][embedded content] Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas […]

August 4, 2022

The 50 Best Songs of 2001

It was a banner year for producers. The Neptunes — a major commercial force since Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s “Got Your Money” — helmed more great songs than we could fit on this list. (Shout out to NSYNC’s “Girlfriend,” an all-time classic boy band single.) Timbaland, Kanye West and Dr. Dre were similarly on fire. It […]

June 30, 2021

The Strokes Tease Snippet of Unreleased Song in NYC Mayoral Candidate Maya Wiley Ad

The legendary New York Y2K rock-revivalists the Strokes have not been shy in endorsing New York City mayoral candidate Maya Wiley throughout her campaign and have since gained an unofficial status as her personal backing artist, sans solicitation. Today, the band debuted a new song on a one-minute television ad for Wiley entitled “Starting Again.” […]

June 21, 2021

Stevie Nicks, The Strokes and Run The Jewels to Headline Atlanta’s Shaky Knees Festival

Fleetwood Mac chanteuse Stevie Nicks, The Strokes and Run The Jewels will headline the Shaky Knees Music Festival on Oct. 22-24, 2021 at Central Park in downtown Atlanta. The festival’s eighth incarnation features more than 60 bands on four stages, including Alice Cooper, St. Vincent, Modest Mouse, Portugal. The Man, Phoebe Bridgers, Mac Demarco, Dermot […]

May 26, 2021

The Strokes Play First-Ever Acoustic Show to Support NYC Mayoral Candidate Maya Wiley

On Saturday evening, the Strokes played their first-ever acoustic show. The virtual event, aptly titled The Strokes Unplugged, was a fundraiser for Democratic New York City mayoral candidate Maya Wiley. The four-song set began with a fuzzy rendition of the U.S. national anthem. From there, the band played a stripped down version of their This Is It classic, […]

May 16, 2021