The Strokes unveil new song, 'One Way Trigger'
When a popular band returns after an extended period of time, you have to approach their 'comeback' material in the same way you'd approach a new band. Basically, you give the track(s) a listen and ask yourself, "if this band was new, would I care?"
With that in mind, welcome to the new song from The Strokes.
Last night (June 9th), The Strokes made their come back after four years at Camden's Dingwall's, and with a capacity of less than 500, it was undoubtedly a monumental event. Posting the name 'Venison' on their Twitter feed, they cryptically announced the secret gig. With less than 24 hours to get hold of tickets, and selling in under 6 minutes, there were many fans left disappointed, and some even willing to pay up to four hundred pounds to capture the intimate event. As th... (continued) [read more]
The Strokes will release their fourth album Angles, on March 21st through Rough Trade Records. The first single to be taken from it will be âUnder Cover of Darknessâ. Tracklisting 1. Machu Picchuâ¨ 2. Under Cover of Darknessâ¨ 3. Two Kinds of Happinessâ¨ 4. Youâre So Rightâ¨ 5. Taken For A Foolâ¨ 6. Gamesâ¨ 7. Call Me Backâ¨ 8. Gratisfaction â¨ 9. Metabolism 10. Life Is Simple In The Moonlight [read more]
The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart are a Brooklyn based fuzzy twee pop band. Aside from having one of the best names in pop, the band has managed to win the hearts of fans and critics alike; an unimaginable achievement even for the C86 bands they draw influence from. Having released such an acclaimed, confident self-titled debut album, there is a preeminent buzz for future releases; after all, all the best English music is made by Americans. The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart took ... (continued) [read more]