Nick Valensi admits there are still "undertones of resentment and hostility" in The Strokes.
The Strokes admit they are "like a house of cards".
Begun by two teenagers in 2005, the singles label is now on its 50th release. To mark the occasion, founders Nadia Dahlawi and Sara Jade have pulled together 35 tracks that document the vibrancy of London's music scene.
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At last, the organ-grinder. Or at least, that is how the debut from the Strokes leader will uncharitably be viewed – coming as it does after nearly all of Casablancas' monkeys have dropped at least one solo record.
Cutting-edge street style is no longer exclusive to London or Tokyo. Today, a generation of hipsters from Helsinki to Hull wears the same brand of T-shirt, downloads the same music, and rides the same bike. Is this the end of individuality, asks Tim Walker, or the start of global cooling?
The Strokes' Albert Hammond Jr talks to Elisa Bray about his new solo album and the things that make him happy
When Alex Turner and Lightspeed Champion hit Madame Jojo's for a secret covers gig, all hell broke loose. Oliver Duff reports