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Ohana Fest remains a mainstay for SoCal festivals with its dizzying trifecta of The Strokes, Eddie Vedder, and Red Hot Chili Peppers

Returning for its fourth year at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point the annual Ohana Fest remains a quintessential festival amongst the many that have cropped up in Southern California in recent years. With its placement on the shores of one of the state’s picturesque beaches, surrounded by palms, and constantly caressed by cool weather […]

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Strokes Guitarist, Nick Valensi forms new band CRX — Los Angeles dates at The Hi Hat and The Satellite

Nick Valensi of The Strokes has a new band called CRX, and they’re playing two L.A. dates at The Hi Hat and The Satellite!   If you were part of the fortunate group of people who recently experienced The Stokes at the Wiltern,  you probably got yourself a Nick Valensi fix. Well now you can […]

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Photos & Review: The Strokes blaze indie rock nostalgia at homeless benefit at Wiltern

Last night, in an effort to support the end of homelessness campaign, The strokes played a beautiful set at the Wiltern. As the one-and-only Los Angeles performance for the Strokes in 2016, the band vowed to support the needy. With a hefy ticket price, 100 percent of net proceeds were donated to The Downtown Women’s […]

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The National, Black Milk, Savages and more top this week’s best Los Angeles concerts

This week’s must-see shows are plentiful. It looks like The Echo/Echoplex is slaying the ace bookings this week! On the underground tip we recommend Black Milk at The Echoplex, CG Roxanne and the Nightmares at The Hi Hat, Oh Pep! at the Bootleg, ELOHIM at The Echo, Mind Meld at The Echo, C.W. Stoneking at The Echo, […]

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Black Pistol Fire win at day one of Governors Ball, Elle King, The Strokes and more deliver stellar performances

  The annual christening of Governors Ball with scattered light showers (a deceptive foreshadowing of the weekend’s coming torrential rains) began early Friday morning as fans shuffled across the Robert F. Kennedy bridge towards the center of Randall’s Island. Quick security checks, free protein bars, and the cool drizzle had fans in high spirits as […]

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Stream Albert Hammond Jr.’s new song “Losing Touch” off forthcoming album; LA date at Teragram Ballroom

Strokes’ guitarist and solo musician, Albert Hammond Jr. has shared his new song “Losing Touch.” The track is the second song to be revealed from his forthcoming solo album Momentary Masters, out July 31 via Vagrant/BMG. Hammond’s third full-length record is preceded by Yours to Keep (2006) and his last solo album, ¿Cómo Te Llama? which […]

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Day one of Shaky Knees Fest rattles with The Strokes, Mastodon, Kaiser Chiefs and more

The Strokes It takes a music festival like Shaky Knees to really put into perspective what makes bigger festivals like Coachella sometimes annoying to deal with. The much smaller rock-driven Atlanta music festival brought a laid-back vibe from the outset and didn’t lose that momentum when The Strokes took the stage at 9:45 PM to […]

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Shaky Knees festival out to prove rock ‘n’ roll isn’t dead

Grimy Goods contributor Mark E. Ortega is embarking on a six-week music festival tour around the United States. That all begins with Shaky Knees Music Festival this weekend in Atlanta, and Mark has a preview of the festival below. Let’s face it: there are an insane amount of music festivals these days. After seeing the […]

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Julian Casablancas + the Voidz take the Regency Center by storm

Following the drop of Tyranny, the new album by The Strokes frontman’s most recent experimental rock side project, Julian Casablancas + the Voidz, the band has awakened audiences across the US, playing festivals and sold-out shows all summer. Last night at the Regency Center in San Francisco, Casablancas and company unleashed a wild storm of […]

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The Strokes put stamp on FYF Fest with festival-ending romp

Julian Casablancas and Albert Hammond Jr. did double duty at FYF Fest, playing with The Voidz  and Albert’s solo act (respectively) on Saturday night before headlining the festival’s final night with the rest of The Strokes. The crowd grew uneasy as 10-15 minutes passed after the listed 10:25 pm start time, but once they took the […]

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