ATG faves Haim are bringing their act to Merriweather Post Pavilion this summer, so one might expect them to look to major players like the Strokes for “big show” inspiration. But instead of tapping Julian Casablancas & co.’s original YOLO anthem, Haim stopped by Sirius XMU to take on the more subdued B-side version of […]

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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxyE4IzCb2s&hd=1] I know that I already posted The Strokes toned down “I’ll Try Anything Once” (which is a “You Only Live Once” demo featured on Heart in a Cage) but after seeing it used so impeccably in the trailer for Somewhere, Sofia Coppola’s newest beautiful-movie-about-fame-where-nothing-really-happens-but-everyone-loves-it-including-myself (phew), I felt compelled to remind you all of how […]

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I found this old demo over at The World Forgot a few weeks back, and have been playing it pretty heavily recently, especially given my recent obsession with all things Julian Casablancas. I absolutely adore Phrazes for the Young, but still prefer my Julian in Strokes form, especially on this absolutely stunning demo the band […]

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