The Strokes Are Definitely Back in the Studio
Julian Casablancas has made a few promises of the long-awaited and highly anticipated sixth Strokes album in recent memory, and now we have photographic evidence the New York City rockers are hard at work on the follow-up to 2013’s Comedown Machine.
As Stereogum points out, Victoria Records head Victoria Morales-Kühne shared a photo with the band taken during their recent recording sessions. In her caption, she reveals the band booked studio time to rehearse and record drums.
During their headlining spot at D.C.’s Landmark Festival back in September, Casablancas told the audience, “We’ll be back soon. We’ll be back in the studio and s---.”
Earlier in the year, the Strokes frontman said the band was in the process of writing new material. “It’s the first time [the Strokes have] been exclusively writing since Comedown Machine,” he said. “We’re planning on recording stuff, I still think we could do cool things and I’ll do that.”
Though Albert Hammond Jr. isn’t pictured in the studio snapshot, he’s been plenty busy preventing muggers from lifting his wife’s wallet and green card: