Read Ian Cohen’s review of the new Strokes album, Comedown Machine, and listen to the whole thing at Pitchfork Advance.

Read Ian Cohen’s review of the new Strokes album, Comedown Machine, and listen to the whole thing at Pitchfork Advance.



The Strokes new album, Comedown Machine, is streaming in full right now via Pitchfork Advance.

The Strokes new album, Comedown Machine, is streaming in full right now via Pitchfork Advance.



Listen to the Strokes new album Comedown Machine right now via Pitchfork Advance.

Listen to the Strokes new album Comedown Machine right now via Pitchfork Advance.



The Strokes’ fifth album, Comedown Machine, is out March 26 via RCA.

The Strokes’ fifth album, Comedown Machine, is out March 26 via RCA.




Listen to a new falsetto-laden song from the Strokes called "One Way Trigger".



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Tumblr Of The Day: Classic Album Covers Recreated With Socks


Jarvis Cocker joined the Strokes for a rousing take on the Cars’ "Just What I Needed" at this weekend’s Reading Festival. 

(Source: consequenceofsound.net)



Real Estate, the Morning Benders, Owen Pallett, and Das Racist’s Heems contribute to Stereogum’s latest tribute album.

Real Estate, the Morning Benders, Owen Pallett, and Das Racist’s Heems contribute to Stereogum’s latest tribute album.




The Strokes perform “Taken for a Fool”— the best track from their new album— on “Late Show With David Letterman”. Nice to see Jules really dig into it.



Ryan Dombal took in the Strokes' SXSW performance as part of his Thursday coverage of the ongoing festival; make sure to check out Amy Phillips' and Tom Breihan's coverage, too.

Ryan Dombal took in the Strokes' SXSW performance as part of his Thursday coverage of the ongoing festival; make sure to check out Amy Phillips' and Tom Breihan's coverage, too.



"I mean… yes… It’s a tough question because I think the whole point was that I was going to let things go, so there’s a bunch of stuff [on the record] I wouldn’t have done."

— Julian Casablancas on whether he likes the new Strokes album. Many more candid quotes can be found in our current feature story, "This Is It: Ten Years of the Strokes".



In our new feature story "This Is It: Ten Years of the Strokes", writer Jonathan Garrett chronicles the history of the New York City band from their empty early gigs to the contentious recording of their forthcoming album, Angles. Garrett spoke with all five Strokes as well as those closest to them for the extensive piece— read it here.

In our new feature story "This Is It: Ten Years of the Strokes", writer Jonathan Garrett chronicles the history of the New York City band from their empty early gigs to the contentious recording of their forthcoming album, Angles. Garrett spoke with all five Strokes as well as those closest to them for the extensive piece— read it here.



And here’s the “Q*bert”/crossword-inspired cover for the Strokes' fourth album, Angles. The record’s first single, “Under Cover of Darkness”, was just added to our Playlist— listen and read the write-up here.

And here’s the “Q*bert”/crossword-inspired cover for the Strokes' fourth album, Angles. The record’s first single, “Under Cover of Darkness”, was just added to our Playlist— listen and read the write-up here.



The Strokes are now offering their new single as a free download in exchange for an e-mail address at their website.

The Strokes are now offering their new single as a free download in exchange for an e-mail address at their website.