The Strokes rocker finds inspiration in fast cars, the hot spark of spontaneity, and the City of Angels.
This week’s New Sounds also features Lady Lamb, PUP and Big Thief.
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Editors, and Albert Hammond Jr. on Unreleased Music and the Human Connection
Three rock bands catch you up on their latest developments.
Singer and guitarist revisits the band’s salad days, which involves Eddie Murphy’s Bowfinger.
Lizzy Goodman’s oral history of the NYC rock scene recounted a drug-fueled friendship between Hammond and Ryan Adams.
The Strokes guitarist returns next month with a solo album about his stillborn twin brother.
Albert Hammond Jr. covers “The Little Boy that Santa Claus Forgot” for Indie for the Holidays playlist: Stream
Plus, The Strokes guitarist shares his 10 favorite Christmas songs.
Ryan Adams roasts The Strokes on Twitter: “I should’ve forced them to get addicted to writing better songs”
Perhaps Adams has finally read Lizzy Goodman’s oral history on the NYC alt-rock scene of the early aughts?
It appears Albert Hammond Sr. misspoke when he claimed the band was recording with Rick Rubin.
The band blames Adams for getting guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. hooked on heroin.
Elliott Smith podcast celebrates 20th anniversary of Either/Or with Jack Black, Gus Van Sant, Regina Spektor, more — listen
First episode features Kevin Devine, Sadie Dupuis, and Jessica Lea Mayfield.
NAF take to the streets to protest the closing of a neighborhood shop.