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Stream Albert Hammond Jr. Momentary Masters

When we profiled Albert Hammond Jr., the Strokes guitarist spoke at length about his new solo LP Momentary Masters, which marks his first full-length solo release since 2008’s ¿Cómo Te Llama? It also marks Hammond’s first full-length release since getting sober five years ago. We’ve heard several spiny singles off of the new record, but […]

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A Day At The Museum With Albert Hammond Jr.

The Strokes are the last of a certain breed. They don’t make rock bands like them anymore: the larger-than-life, the mythic, the kinds that can fill an arena with screaming fans that span generations. You can argue this — you have Arcade Fire, or the National, or the Black Keys, maybe. There are still rock […]

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Albert Hammond Jr. – “Losing Touch”

Albert Hammond Jr. is gearing up to release his third solo album, Momentary Masters, next month. We’ve already heard lead single “Born Slippy” and now he’s shared another new one called “Losing Touch,” which he played last weekend at Primavera Sound. Hammond’s made another uplifting pop song that makes me feel like I’m back in […]

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Albert Hammond Jr. – “Born Slippy”

At a lot of festivals this summer, you’ll get a couple of chances to see Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond, Jr. At some festivals, the Strokes are on the bill, and Hammond is in there as a solo artist, as well. He’s on those bills, it turns out, because his third solo album, Momentary Masters, is […]