As oral histories go, there was perhaps no post-millennium moment more sexy (at least when left to the imagination) than the Is This It -era of The Strokes . According to Lizzy Goodman’s book Meet Me In The Bathroom: Rebirth and Rock & Roll in NYC 2001-2011 , Ryan Adams was banned from hanging out with The Strokes because he was a bad influence on Albert Hammond Jr. ’s heroin habit, but that’s beside the point: It was a time of intrigue, of Killers vs. Strokes, of LCD Soundsystem. Picture Moby’s “South Side” a decade later wearing leather.
Read Paste’s Q&A with author Lizzy Goodman about ‘Meet Me in the Bathroom’ and the legacy of the ‘00s New York rock scene.
Now, thanks to Pulse Films ,who previously produced Nick Cave ’s One More Time with Feeling , Arcade Fire’s The Reflektor Tapes and Beyonce ’s Lemonade , the […]