Julian Casablancas

Julian Casablancas turns in odd performance on ‘Tonight Show’

Julian Casablancas released his new album "Tyranny" yesterday and showed up on the "Tonight Show" to mark the occasion.
In Music by Alex Moore / September 24, 2014

The Strokes’ new song ‘All The Time’ actually sounds like The Strokes

Apologies for the confusing title but their last song was wack.
In Music by Kevin Camps / February 13, 2013

Mixtape Madness: A Death and Taxes Christmas

Shake like a bowl full of jelly for this year's Christmas mix.
In Music by Doug Bleggi / December 16, 2011

Julian Casablancas Covers Buddy Holly

The Strokes' frontman is contributing his take on "Rave On" to the upcoming Buddy Holly tribute.
In Music by Liza Eckert / May 16, 2011

The Strokes Back in Studio and Finally Getting Along?

So you're saying there's a chance.
In News by Matt Kiebus / April 26, 2011

The Strokes Recording New Album Minus Julian Casablancas

Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas has revealed that the band are recording their new album without him in the studio. The frontman revealed that he was leaving his bandmates to work on the music for the record, before he adds vocals alone later on to prevent himself from needless interfering.
In Music by Colm McAuliffe / March 23, 2010

A Boombox Can Change the World

Will the divided nations of the world ever find peace together? This is the question that Adam Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone of the comedy troupe The Lonely Island tries to answer in their new single,  "Boombox." They released their video for it this weekend,  which means the turbo bass has officially been hit,…
In Music by Johnny Sanford / March 15, 2010

Jimmy Fallon May Not Be Funny, But He Knows Good Music

Jimmy Fallon seems to be a likeable guy. Sure, he laughs at his own jokes, he’s awkward when interviewing people and comes up with dumb half-thought out games. All of these things are fine, for your average drinking buddy. But for some reason Jimmy Fallon isn’t average. In fact he’s really fucking famous, so all…
In News by Matt Kiebus / March 12, 2010

Julian Casablancas of The Strokes Speculates September Album Release Date

During a recent interview with theChicago Tribune, Strokes front-man Julian Casablancas confirmed the band's headlining performance for Lollapalooza. In the interview, Casablancas also speculates a September release for their upcoming album, the first since 2006's First Impressions of Earth. Casablancas is excited about the band's upcoming schedule and proud that they're "getting the biggest…
In News by Amy Laviero / March 12, 2010

Rilo Kiley's Jason Boesel Preps Solo Release, Tour, Visits Daytrotter

Jason Boesel, former drummer for Rilo Kiley and current Conor Oberst collaborator, has a solo record coming out next Tuesday. It's called Hustler's Son. You can pre-order it here. The album features contributions from Mystic Valley Band member Nik Freitas, Blake Mills (currently with Julian Casablancas),  producer Jonathan Wilson (Elvis Costello Momofuku and Jenny Lewis…
In News by Isaac Lekach / January 4, 2010

Julian Casablancas Spread Christmas Cheer On Fallon

Julian Casablancas brought his cover of "I Wish It Was Christmas Today" to Late Night With Jimmy Fallon last night and performed it with the show's host and Horatio Sanz. Watch the performance of the SNL classic here. If only Tracy Morgan and Chris Kattan were on hand, then we could call it a reunion.
In News by Isaac Lekach / December 22, 2009

Better to Guest Star Than Fade Away

I just saw Gavin Rossdale on some shitty run-of-the-mill cop drama. Gavin Rossdale, the same frontman of Bush whose 1994 album Sixteen Stones would become a monumental purchase for the my naive 7-year-old self. The same Gavin Rossdale who's been getting dirty with Gwen Stefani since her Tragic Kingdom days. He used to be…
In News by Braden Rosner / November 13, 2009

Julian Casablancas: Phrazes For The Young

Phrazes For The Young, Julian Casablancas's solo record, came out this past Tuesday. If you haven't heard it yet, it is streaming on Myspace, where his version of  "I Wish It Was Christmas Today" (the SNL holiday song) is also posted. There's obviously been a fair amount of hype surrounding this release. Is it better…
In Music by Isaac Lekach / November 6, 2009

Julian Casablancas Announces L.A. Residency

Julian Casablancas's solo debut Phrazes For The Young will be released via RCA on November 3rd. A Los Angeles residency was just announced in an effort to promote its release--but does the Strokes singer really need any help in the promo department? Everyone's pretty hyped as it is. At any rate, Casablancas will perform the
In News by Isaac Lekach / October 21, 2009