Albert Hammond Jr. Announces New Album ‘Francis Trouble’

Albert Hammond Jr. has a new album coming our way! The LP, titled “Francis Trouble”, draws inspiration from the stillborn death of his twin.   A Musician by Blood   The son of prolific singer-songwriter Albert Louis Hammond, he followed his father’s footsteps and entered the world of music at a young age. He took […]

Hump Day Treat: Live Sets to Keep You Energized at Work

Another Wednesday, another list. We’re bringing your favorite live sets to help you get through the day for this week’s edition of Hump Day Treat!   Foster the People, Lollapalooza 2017     Life for Foster the People turned into an absolute whirlwind after the release of their debut album “Torches” in 2011. They released […]

The Strokes, Interpol to Be Featured in Documentary Series

Lizzy Goodman’s oral history of New York’s 2000s rock scene is being turned into a docu-series! “Meet Me in the Bathroom: Rebirth and Rock and Roll in New York City 2001-2011” features artists like The Strokes, Interpol, LCD Soundsystem, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and more.   What We Can Expect   Released in May this […]

Lessons from Lizzy Goodman’s ‘Meet Me in the Bathroom’

Journalist Lizzy Goodman immortalized the grubby 2000s New York music scene in her book “Meet Me in the Bathroom.” She chronicles the rise of some of our favorite bands like The Strokes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, LCD Soundsystem, Vampire Weekend, and MGMT in their own words. The book took six years and over 200 interviews to […]

Chuck Taylors: A Musician’s Go-To Footwear

From basketball shoes to a fashion statement, the Converse Chuck Taylor All Stars never seem to go out of style. No one is immune to the comfortability and durability of the sneakers—not even our favorite musicians. Let’s take a quick look on the evergreen relationship between musicians and their beloved Chuck Taylors.   The Clash […]

5 of the Simplest, Most Entertaining Indie Music Videos

Music videos with flash, bling, and “hoes” can get pretty stale. To add a fresh twist on your palate, we handpicked five music videos that don’t need a high budget to qualify as good entertainment.   Someday – The Strokes (Is This It, 2001)     The Strokes are the people we wish we were old […]

Ryan Adams Lets Out His True Feelings About The Strokes

The Strokes released their last full-length album in 2013, and a four-track EP in 2016. They’ve been relatively quiet and currently aren’t even planning an album (I know, let’s all mourn together) despite Albert Hammond Sr.’s premature excitement. The band’s been on the DL so there would be absolutely no reason to hate them.   […]