The Strokes said to be working on new album in NYC

Update: 5:34 p.m. Pitchfork is saying the exact opposite: "...according to the band's management, this is not true. The band are not working on a new album, and have not been recording at Electric Lady with Oberg." *** Original: Tired of your one-way relationship following Julian Casablancas on Twitter?

The Reverb Essay: The Strokes are back

I heard the Strokes’ new single, "Under Cover of Darkness," two weeks ago through a cross-country telephone connection. John, my buddy who edits this site, taunted me on g-chat after receiving an advance download that day.