The Big Album Show
Is This It by The Strokes
The Strokes are an American rock band from New York City. Formed in 1998, the band is composed of singer Julian Casablancas, guitarists Nick Valensi and Albert Hammond Jr., bassist Nikolai Fraiture, and drummer Fabrizio Moretti.
On this episode, we give the debut record from the Strokes The Big Album Show treatment.
Is This It was released in 2001 – 20 years ago.
It was recorded in New York City with producer Gordon Raphael in March and April 2001. The band strived to capture a raw, garage rock style sound that was not characteristic of music at that particular time.