Click Track: the Strokes


Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 07/28/2011

Tribute albums a go-go: A guide to the summer’s best and weirdest releases

The Strokes, Nirvana, the Runaways and Buddy Holly are all the subject of recent tribute albums.

By Allison Stewart  |  12:10 PM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  Nirvana, The Strokes, Buddy Holly, The Runaways

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 07/15/2011

Album review: “Live From Nowhere Near You, Vol. 2”

A new benefit compilation includes tracks from Elliott Smith, Bright Eyes, members of Modest Mouse, the Shins and many more.

By Allison Stewart  |  12:14 PM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Album reviews | Tags:  Elliott Smith, Bright Eyes, Eddie Vedder, The Strokes

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 05/02/2011

In concert: Sweetlife Festival at Merriweather Post Pavilion

The Strokes salvage a mostly lackluster day of music at Merriweather.

By Chris Richards  |  12:51 PM ET, 05/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  The Strokes, Girl Talk, Lupe Fiasco, U.S. Royalty, Cold War Kids, Ra Ra Riot, Theophilius London, Sweetlife Festival

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 04/27/2011

Lists: The Strokes’ 10 best songs

These are the 10 songs you should hope the band plays at Merriweather Post Pavilion on Sunday.

By David Malitz  |  01:59 PM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  The Strokes

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 04/18/2011

Week ahead: Two chances to see Big K.R.I.T. and Freddie Gibbs, find those Record Store Day leftovers

Big K.R.I.T. and Freddie Gibbs come to Jaxx and U Street Music Hall.

By David Malitz  |  03:31 PM ET, 04/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Big K.R.I.T., Freddie Gibbs, The Strokes, Television

Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 03/22/2011

Album review: The Strokes, “Angles”

Don’t call it a comeback — the Strokes fall flat on their fourth album.

By Chris Richards  |  02:33 PM ET, 03/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Album reviews | Tags:  The Strokes

Posted at 05:25 PM ET, 03/21/2011

Week ahead: Janet Jackson comes to DAR, Pusha T fears God, Strokes on Letterman

Planning your week? Check out Janet Jackson’s hits tour, Pusha T’s new mixtape and the Strokes on the “Late Show.”

By Chris Richards  |  05:25 PM ET, 03/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Janet Jackson, Pusha T, the Strokes

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 03/21/2011

MP3s meet reality at South by Southwest

Washington Post pop music critic Chris Richards reviews SXSW 2011.

By Chris Richards  |  11:45 AM ET, 03/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post | Tags:  SXSW, Odd Future, James Blake, Toro y Moi, Nite Jewel, Dirty Beaches, Kanye West, The Strokes

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 03/15/2011

Girl Talk, Lupe Fiasco, Crystal Castles and more join headliners the Strokes on Sweetlife Festival lineup

The May 1 concert at Merriweather Post Pavilion features the Strokes, Girl Talk, Lupe Fiasco, Crystal Castles, Ra Ra Riot, U.S. Royalty, Walk the Moon and Modern Man.

By David Malitz  |  10:40 AM ET, 03/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Local news, Morning click | Tags:  Girl Talk, The Strokes, Crystal Castles, U.S. Royalty, Lupe Fiasco

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 03/14/2011

Haters gonna hate: Five musical acts who have criticized their own albums

The Strokes and Lupe Fiasco are just the latest acts to diss their own creations. Who are some others and why do they do it?

By Allison Stewart  |  01:46 PM ET, 03/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  The Strokes, R.E.M., Lupe Fiasco, Eminem, Weezer

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 03/10/2011

Taking sides: Who needs to impress at SXSW?

Which acts need to deliver standout performances at the annual music conference?

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Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  SXSW, James Blake, The Strokes, Lil B

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 02/28/2011

Local news: The Strokes to headline second annual Sweetlife Festival

The Strokes are coming to Merriweather on April 30 for the second annual Sweetlife Festival. (Photo courtesy the artist.) Last year, it was held in a Dupont Circle parking lot. This year it'll take place at Merriweather Post Pavillion. The...

By Chris Richards  |  10:29 AM ET, 02/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Local news | Tags:  Sweetflife Festival, The Strokes

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 01/27/2011

Taking sides: Coachella 2011 draft

Your respective first picks in our mock draft: Kanye West and the Strokes. So much for the thought that California mega-festival Coachella was fading in popularity. The three-day April extravaganza sold out just six days after tickets went on sale....

By Chris Richards  |  01:23 PM ET, 01/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Animal Collective, Coachella, Kanye West, Lil B, Robyn, The Strokes, Titus Andronicus

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 01/19/2011

Coachella lineup announced

Robyn isn't the biggest name, but expect her to give one of the most memorable performances at this year's Coachella. (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) Kanye West, Arcade Fire, Kings of Leon, the Strokes and Animal Collective are the biggest names on the...

By David Malitz  |  09:50 AM ET, 01/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News | Tags:  Animal Collective, Arcade Fire, Coachella, Kanye West, Robyn, The Strokes

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 01/18/2011

Trent Reznor wins Golden Globe; Chic's Nile Rodgers battling cancer; Coachella rumors begin

Atticus Ross and Trent Reznor celebrate their Golden Globes win. - Did you see Trent Reznor, the poster boy of industrial noise and angst, all smiles in a tuxedo on Sunday night as he took home a Golden Globe award...

By David Malitz  |  09:45 AM ET, 01/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Archers of Loaf, Chic, Coachella, Dismemberment Plan, Duran Duran, The Strokes, Trent Reznor

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 11/18/2010

New Strokes album done; Dr. Dre's returns with "Kush"; Susan Boyle knocks off Taylor Swift

Julian Casablancas says the fourth Strokes album is done and ready for 2011 release. (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) - According to frontman Julian Casablancas, the fourth album by the Strokes is completed and will be released in 2011. It's the band's first...

By David Malitz  |  10:15 AM ET, 11/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Dr. Dre, Susan Boyle, Taylor Swift, The Strokes

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 04/01/2010

Lollapalooza (almost) releases lineup; Hopscotch joins the festival fray; Bieber tops the charts

Lollapalooza lineup - it's a puzzle. - Summer mega-festival Lollapalooza released its lineup yesterday. Well, not really. It revealed one letter: O. And then it let the Internet take over from there. The Vanna White-like reveal, it was enough for...

By David Malitz  |  08:45 AM ET, 04/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Arcade Fire, Green Day, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Lollapalooza, Phoenix, Public Enemy, Soundgarden, The Strokes

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 03/25/2010

Taking sides: Which reunited rock bands should stay broken up?

Sleater-Kinney reunion? Maybe not ... but maybe! (John Clark) With the summer concert season swiftly approaching, bands are reuniting with a quickness. Pavement has embarked on what essentially feels like a global festival tour. Sleater-Kinney recently hinted at a possible...

By Chris Richards  |  03:45 PM ET, 03/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Faith No More, Hole, Pavement, PiL, Sleater-Kinney, Soundgarden, Stone Temple Pilots, the Strokes

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/18/2010

Morning click: Sade storms to No. 1, Arcade Fire for Lolla?, No songs at Oscars

Sade: Solid gold in just one week. - It took exactly one week for Sade's comeback after a 10-year layoff to result in a gold record. "Soldier of Love" moved a whopping 502,000 copies in its first week, easily reaching...

By David Malitz  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Arcade Fire, Randy Newman, Sade, The Strokes

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/04/2010

Morning click: The Strokes want to be as popular as Creed; Lady Antebellum sells a lot of records

The Strokes are regrouping for a fourth album. - Early '00s rock saviors the Strokes are looking to become early '10s rock mega-stars. Four years after the group's third album "First Impressions of Earth" was met with a collective shrug...

By David Malitz  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Lady Antebellum, Pavement, The Strokes

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 01/20/2010

Riffs: Killers, Dixie Chicks, Nine Inch Nails... What to expect when your favorite band goes 'on hiatus'

It was a sad day in Sam's Town when the Killers announced a hiatus. The Killers recently saddened literally dozens of fans when they announced they were joining the long, proud tradition of bands going on hiatus. Hiatus is a...

By Allison Stewart  |  04:00 PM ET, 01/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  Dixie Chicks, Fugazi, Fugees, Killers, Led Zeppelin, Nine Inch Nails, The Strokes