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The Strokes Stars Sell Up

The Strokes stars Julian Casablancas and Nick Valensi are on the move after putting their homes on the market in the past week.Guitarist Valensi and his wife Amanda de Cadenet listed their property in Studio...

Kristen Wiig Ready For Kids

Kristen Wiig wants to have kids.The 39-year-old actress - who is dating Fabrizio Moretti from The Strokes - has admitted she would love to start a family in the near future. She said to LOOK...

Geoff Travis To Receive Top Industry Honour

The man who discovered The Smiths and The Strokes is to be honoured with a leading music industry award.Geoff Travis, who founded influential British record label Rough Trade, will be presented with the Pioneer Award...

Daft Punk Think Auto-tune Ruins Music

Daft Punk think Auto-Tune is ruining pop music.Though the duo - Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter - like experimenting with the vocal-tweaking software in a ''fun'' way, they think it is over-relied on to...

Daft Punk Smash Streaming Records With 'Get Lucky'

Daft Punk's new single 'Get Lucky' has broken the record for most streams in a day.The French dance duo's latest track, featuring singer and producer Pharrell Williams, has already become the most listened to song...

Daft Punk Confirm Kanye West Collaborations

Daft Punk have recorded two tracks with Kanye West.The French duo worked with the rapper - who sampled their track 'Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger' for his 2007 hit 'Stronger' - on songs he is...

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 shouldn't be uttered in the same breath. This is bad...

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 band's reassurance that they are still together and still intent...

The Strokes Have No Plans To Tour Comedown Machine

The Strokes have no plans to tour their new album 'Comedown Machine'.The New York rockers are set to release their fifth studio album in March and while they have remained quiet about their music up...

The Strokes Announce Comedown Machine

The Strokes new album, 'Comedown Machine', will be released on March 25.The New York rockers' fifth studio album will follow their 2011 record 'Angles' and the band have also released details of the first single...

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 way. It’s called Comedown Machine and it’s getting released on...

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 joined an increasingly large list of stars who’ve announced their...

That Wasn't It? Do The Strokes Have A New Single?

Amidst the clamour of everyone else announcing their comebacks at the beginning of 2013, no one had really considered that New York hipsters The Strokes might be coming back for another turn around the block...

Ke$ha's 'Spirit Journey' For Warrior

Ke$ha dived with sharks to get inspiration for 'Warrior'. The 'Die Young' singer went around the world on a ''spirit journey,'' getting close to nature to prepare for writing her second album. She told the...

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...

Kesha Freaked Out Over Strokes Collaboration

Ke$ha ''freaked out'' when The Strokes agreed to work with her.The 'Tik Tok' hitmaker asked the group's frontman Julian Casablancas and drummer Fabrizio Moretti to perform on 'Only Wanna Dance With You' from her new...

Julian Casablancas Backs Grassroots Film Campaign

The Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas has agreed to provide the music for an independent movie if the project secures financial backing through a grassroots Internet campaign.Producers behind She's Lost Control, a film about a sexual...

Kesha Had Sexual Encounter With A Ghost

Kesha has had sex with a ghost.The 'We R Who We R' hitmaker has revealed that one of her new tracks 'Supernatural' was inspired by an erotic paranormal experience.Speaking to Ryan Seacrest on his KIIS...

Win Butler To Lead Charity Basketball Team

Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler and The Strokes star Nikolai Fraiture are set to hit to court at this year's (12) Pop Versus Jock charity basketball game at the Pop Montreal music festival in Canada.The...

The Vaccines Confused By Their Own Song

The Vaccines don't recognise their own songs.The British rockers were in a club recently when they heard a track they thought was by one of their favourite groups, The Strokes, which they dismissed as not...

Michael Jackson's Kids To Voice Cartoon Characters

Michael Jackson's kids are to voice characters in an Asian children's cartoon.Prince, 15, Paris, 14, and 'Blanket', 10, are looking to follow in their late father's footsteps into showbusiness by appearing in the TV show,...

Kristen Wiig Happier Than Ever With Fabrizio Moretti

Kristen Wiig is ''happier than ever'' thanks to Fabrizio Moretti.The 'Bridesmaids' actress is besotted with The Strokes drummer and has revealed her boyfriend of one year completes her life. Kristen told Marie Claire magazine: ''I...

Kristen Wiig Happy Living Rockstar Life With Strokes Star

Kristen Wiig, the former Saturday Night Live alum and star of 'Bridesmaids', says she is loving life with her new boyfriend, The Strokes drummer Fabrizio Moretti. The actress, 38, opened up about her relationship in...

Kristen Wiig 'Couldn't Be Happier', Dating 'The Strokes' Drummer

Kristen Wiig is dating Fabrizio Moretti, drummer for The Strokes. In an exclusive interview with Marie Claire, she reveals that she's on top of the world about her relationship and is happier than ever. "I...

Kristen Wiig 'Happier' Than Ever With Fabrizio Moretti

Kristen Wiig is ''happier'' than ever with boyfriend Fabrizio Moretti.The 'Bridesmaids' actress feels ''very lucky'' to be in a relationship with the Strokes drummer - who previously dated Drew Barrymore for five years - so...

Kristen Wiig Opens Up About Fabrizio Moretti Romance

Hollywood funnywoman Kristen Wiig has opened up about her relationship with The Strokes drummer Fabrizio Moretti, insisting she is "happier" than ever with her love life.The Bridesmaids actress was last year (11) linked to the...

The Strokes Clean Up For New Album

The Strokes have quit drinking and smoking to record their new album. The 'Last Nite' band are recording their fifth album in New York, and have cleaned up their act so they can concentrate on...

Maroon 5 Inspired By Journey

Maroon 5 want to model their career on Journey's The 'Payphone' band want to be like the 80s rockers, who's track 'Don't Stop Believing' was a minor hit when originally released in 1981, but a...

The Strokes Start New Album

The Strokes have started work on their next album. The New York band are in the studio in New York working on the follow up to last years 'Angles', with producer Gus Oberg.Gus worked on...

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