MP3: Paul Banks “The Base”

September 12th, 2012 · Comments Off on MP3: Paul Banks “The Base”

For his second solo LP, Interpol’s Paul Banks has abandoned his Julian Plenti alias in favor of his own name. The album, entitled Banks, will be out October 23, 2012 on Matador Records, home to all but one Interpol record. Having such a distinctive voice is a bit of a double edged sword for singers […]

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Interpol Performs “Lights” on Conan

February 4th, 2011 · 1 Comment

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VIDEO: Interpol “Barricade”

August 27th, 2010 · Comments Off on VIDEO: Interpol “Barricade”

Interpol follows up the most bizarre video of its career with a much more conventional short-form take on “Barricade”, the first actual “single” off Interpol, out September 7th via Matador. With the departure of Carlos D., Interpol is “officially” a trio, since there’s no sign of Dave Pajo on bass in this clip. On the […]

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Interpol debuts “Barricade” on Letterman

July 31st, 2010 · Comments Off on Interpol debuts “Barricade” on Letterman

Interpol made its first live television appearance sans bassist Carlos Dengler on The Late Show this past Thursday night to perform “Barricade”, the second song the band has released from its forthcoming self-titled album due out September 7, 2010. Dave Pajo filled the bass duties well enough, even dressing the part. Maybe not quite up […]

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VIDEO: Interpol “Lights”

June 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off on VIDEO: Interpol “Lights”

Ok, so Interpol has released the official video for “Lights”, the free download the band offered a few weeks back to serve as a teaser for the new, self-titled full length due out in September on Matador. Let’s see if I can get the synopsis right: Two beautiful Asian women dressed in clinical, plastic S&M […]

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Interpol reclaims independence

June 15th, 2010 · Comments Off on Interpol reclaims independence

Interpol’s self-titled fourth LP will be released via Matador Records this September, as Pitchfork has just reported. Not entirely surprising, given that the band’s major label debut, Our Love to Admire, failed to yield the type of commercial radio play that the clueless suits at the dying firms tend to favor. Matador is a much […]

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Carlos D quits Interpol

May 10th, 2010 · Comments Off on Carlos D quits Interpol

Not two weeks after a mysterious, late night mp3 release, Interpol has revealed some unfortunate news. Bassist Carlos Dengler has quit the band. Interpol posted the following statement on its website: Dear fans, As some of you have surely heard, Interpol has completed it’s new album. It was recorded at Electric Lady Studios, New York, […]

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