Tag: The Strokes

"Stella Brown" By The Versatile Jelani Aryeh

"Stella Brown" By The Versatile Jelani Aryeh
There’s a simplicity to “Stella Brown,” that can be amazing at times. There’s a Strokes vibe for certain, but I hear many other influences after several listens. The kids are getting into it too, which is exciting to see. Good music will always live on. What’s even more exciting is Jelani’s back catalog of music... Read more »

Release Radar 4/10/20: The Strokes vs Local H

Release Radar 4/10/20: The Strokes vs Local H
Finally, both The Strokes and Local H have released their full-length albums. The New Abnormal and LIFERS, respectively, are both available on Spotify for your enjoyment. Local H celebrated 30 years in the music industry, and the release of their 9th album LIFERS, by live-streaming a record release party from their rehearsal space in Chicago.... Read more »

Are The Growlers The Most Interesting Band On The Planet?

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“The Growlers may be the most interesting band in the world, certainly one of the coolest.” –Julian Casablancas. The lead singer of The Strokes is co-producing the latest record from The Growlers. That was enough to get to get me to listen to them more seriously. I have been spinning The Growlers latest record Chinese Fountain non-stop... Read more »
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Drowners Band To Play Chicago's Beat Kitchen

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Some Johnny Marr-esque finger stylings, a Suede-like vocal delivery, and a pop in the drum beat that’s reminiscent of The Strokes. Those are just a few of the influences I heard while listening to Drowners latest single “Luv, Hold Me Down.” If you don’t know any of those bands or musicians I listed, don’t panic.... Read more »