The Strokes - Julian Casablancas Signs First Artists To New Label

The Strokes star Julian Casablancas has given cult New York rockers The Virgins a big boost by signing them to his new label.

Singer Donald Cumming, bassist Max Kamins, guitarist Xan Aird and drummer John Eatherly will release their second album, Strike Gently, in March (13), via Casablancas' Cult Records.

And the rock star has high hopes for his first signings: "When I first saw The Virgins I was psyched there was such a rad (cool) new band from Nyc.

"Donald is such an awesome guy and it's great to meet someone who's such a true artist. I think they've made a classic record and we’re really excited they chose to work with us."


Contactmusic

Tags: The Strokes - Julian Casablancas - The Virgins

Advertisement

More The Strokes

Julian Casablancas + The Voidz Are Coming With Debut Album 'Tyranny', Alongside North American Tour

With a full North American tour on the way this Fall and their debut album 'Tyranny' coming very soon, The Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas' new...

Governors Ball Music Festival 2014 Lineup Feat. Outkast, Jack White, Vampire Weekend, The Strokes And More

The 4th Annual Governors Ball Music FestivalAnnounces 2014 LineupFeaturing...Outkast, Jack White, Vampire Weekend, The Strokes, Phoenix, Skrillex, Interpol, Axwell & Ingrosso, Tv On The Radio,...

Is This It? The Strokes' Comedown Machine Deflates Fanboys, Intrigues Critics

The fifth studio album from The Strokes - Comedown Machine - is not Is This It. It sounds nothing like Is This It and frankly...

The Strokes' Comedown Machine Just About Passes The Scrutiny Tests After First Round Of Reviews

Today, March 26, marks the day that The Strokes release their fifth studio album together, Comedown Machine. The album can perhaps be seen as the...

Advertisement

A Week in Music - The Strokes Return With New Sound, Justin Timberlake Comeback Hits The Spot, Mumford And Sons Rumble On With New Video

Recommended Albums... New York garage-rock new-wavers The Strokes are on album number five and Comedown Machine marks a return to form for Julian Casablancas &...

The Strokes - Comedown Machine Album Review

When New York City outfit The Strokes broke through in 2001 they were pigeonholed alongside the likes of The White Stripes, The Hives and The...

Comedown Machine - Details of Fifth Album From The Strokes, Revealed

The Strokes are back, folks. Last week, they released a new track online and now they’ve revealed that a new album is definitely on the...

The Strokes New Song Revealed! How Does It Sound?

The Strokes revealed new single ‘One Way Trigger’ – and boy does it sound a lot like A-Ha’s ‘Take On Me’.The New York group have...

Advertisement

Comments

The Strokes Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on The Strokes

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All