Albert Hammond Jr: Melodies On Hiatus [Album Review]

Albert Hammond JrMelodies On HiatusRed Bull Records [2023] While The Strokes continue to be an ongoing concern, with the band opening for parts of the recent Red Hot Chili Peppers tour and the word in late in 2022 that the band was back in the studio with producer Rick Rubin, guitarist Albert Hammond Jr has … Read more

Albert Hammond Jr – “100-99 feat. GoldLink” [Video]

Melodies On Hiatus, the new solo album from vocalist, songwriter and guitarist Albert Hammond Jr of the Grammy-winning group The Strokes, is slated for release on June 23 via Red Bull Records. The first track, “100-99” featuring GoldLink, is here alongside a video directed by Angela Ricciardi and Silken Weinberg—listen here and watch here. “I … Read more

Albert Hammond Jr: Momentary Masters [Album Review]

Albert Hammond Jr Momentary Masters Vagrant Records [2015] Fire Note Says: This confident new solo record from The Strokes guitarist is a pleasant surprise and continues his artistic rebirth! Album Review: The title of Albert Hammond Jr’s new solo album, Momentary Masters, was inspired by a quote from Carl Sagan of all people, in reference … Read more

Albert Hammond Jr: AHJ [Album Review]

Albert Hammond Jr AHJ Cult Records [2013] It’s nice to hear Albert Hammond Jr. back with his solo work. The Strokes guitarist has not released any new material since his 2008 sophomore album, ¿Cómo Te Llama?. Both of his solo full-length records never tried too hard to separate themselves from The Strokes’ recordings, which I … Read more

Albert Hammond, JR reveals ‘AHJ’ EP artwork / Out 10-8-13

I don’t know about you but this cover scares me! This of course is the cover for AHJ, a new EP from The Strokes’ guitarist Albert Hammond, Jr., that will be released October 8 via Julian Casablancas’ Cult Records. AHJ was produced, engineered and mixed by Grammy-winning producer Gus Oberg and recorded at Hammond’s two … Read more