the THE STROKES are recording their new long_one in the studio, without the JULIAN CASABLANCAS, to stop him from interfering.
I think they [the other band members] did a good job. Just tracking the songs. It’s been nice to get my hands on it.
Explaining why he was removing himself from band recording sessions he added: “I thought honestly it would be a good chance for them to kind ofâ€¦
I’m pretty opinionated. Nothing pushy to the point of it’s my way or no way, but I’ll hear a song and be like, ‘Hmmm, it feels like the bass should be like something different’. Whereas if I feel like I wasn’t in the room then they could just kind of spread their wings.
the thought of a new long_one from the THE STROKES has never aroused me.