Swanning through press conferences, photocalls, and video shoots with an air of amused detachment, dutifully turning up to the studio for a couple of hours work, dating supermodels and movie starlets, and all the while quietly banking royalty checks-- it's a good living. Brilliant name, great hair, stupidly handsome, and what did he even do on those Strokes records?On most of those tracks it sounds like they plugged a fritzy old drum machine through a busted radio. Now, just to rub it in, he's casually made the best record involving a Stroke in years. Missy Elliot, "Nobody's Perfect" Ok, it's not the most romantic song, but that's what Michael Buble's for.From the Beatles' Ringo Starr and the Rolling Stones' Charlie Watts behind the drums, to bassist Alex James of Blur, it's often the guys at the back, treating the whole music business as some vast, cosmic joke, who seem to be loving every minute of it.
I think we both kinda dreamed about doing the Moldy Peaches for a living because we saw it as an opportunity to escape the suburbs [of New York].Her fashion sense is marvelous and she literally has the most sweetest angelic voice ever! Although a native of Los Angeles, she currently resides in New York City with her boyfriend/Little Joy bandmate Fab Moretti of The Strokes. And as with any good story, there’s more than meets the eye.Here are 10 Things You Might Not Know About the Strokes — particularly if you’re new to this NYC crew.And for some reason we just had a lot of confidence in it.