REVIEW: Julian Casablancas Phrazes For The Young

BY JAMIE DAVIS The cover of Phrazes for the Young shows singer The Strokes’s singer Julian Casablancas sitting in the middle of a room, surrounded by various objects designed to show the combination of antiques with modern technology.  There’s an old arch-top guitar with a guitar hero neck, a phonograph with a digital console etc… You get the point.  He’s taken the 80’s, and seeing what would happen if all that synthy nonsense was going on in the 60’s. His band, The Strokes was widely credited with kicking off the New Rock Revolution of the early 2000’s, which was basically […]