July 14, 2009

Julian Casablancas solo record

This clip surfaced yesterday, a preview of a forthcoming solo album from Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas. Bandmates have pursued other side projects (my favorite of which is drummer Fabrizio Moretti’s Little Joy), and apparently Julian went and recorded something on his own, prolonging the moment when the Strokes all get together in the same room to record something new. This clip implies epic-ness and new worlds of wonder; I have high hopes.

Phrazes For The Young is out this fall on Cult Records, and in true ascetic Strokes form, it’s only eight songs long. The album was written and recorded over the last year in LA, NYC and Nebraska. Julian plans to tour in support of it in the coming months.



[via ultra8201]

5 Comments »

  • Have you heard the Danger Mouse/Sparklehorse collab – “Dark Night of the Soul”? He has a song on there that is, much like the rest of the album, very solid.

    Sebastian — July 14, 2009 @ 3:18 pm

  • [...] Strokes front man Julian Casablancas readies solo debut [...]

    Hidden Track » Bloggy Goodness: Third Man Record Store — July 16, 2009 @ 6:01 am

  • Yeah that song, “Little Girl,” I think the name of it is…is really good!

    Danny T — July 16, 2009 @ 8:04 am

  • Is it just me or was that really Ratatat-ty?

    Grace — July 16, 2009 @ 10:10 am

  • Not only does this make me hot, but it also bothers me.

    garrett — July 27, 2009 @ 2:29 pm

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