Behind The Scenes With The Strokes

Proving that the side projects are on hold, The Strokes have released a nine minute video detailing the making of their fourth studio album in New York City’s Avatar Studios (unfortunately the video captures only two dimensions and doesn’t contain a single Ecological disaster).

As you’d expect, it’s all self aware in-jokes about “taking it to the next level” punctuated with snippets of the recording process and studio-conundrums like what to order for lunch. At nine minutes it may seem excruciatingly banal but the David Attenborough-esque voice over, joke-songs about broken equipment and visual proof that The Strokes love table tennis are reason enough to sit through the whole damn thing.

Check it out below…

Title Image by Simone Joyner via Getty