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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Julian Plenti “Games for Days” on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

August 14th, 2009 · Comments Off on Julian Plenti “Games for Days” on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

Interpol’s Paul Banks brought his pseudonymous solo project, Julian Plenti, to Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and showed more than a little musical muscle. Banks’ voice always sounds better in person than on television for some reason, but his sparse, post-punk sounds tightly wound here. I’ve been warming up to the full-length, which is a […]

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VIDEO: Julian Plenti “Games for Days”

August 6th, 2009 · Comments Off on VIDEO: Julian Plenti “Games for Days”

When he’s not playing ping-pong in leisure attire with bulbous women adorning his side, Julian Plenti has time to cavort around with Metric’s Emily Haines in this cinematic video for “Games for Days” off Julian Plenti Is…Skyscraper, which hit stores this past Tuesday via Matador.

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MP3: Julian Plenti “Games for Days”

July 25th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Must be getting close to album release day, since another free track has leaked from Paul Banks’ debut solo record, Julian Plenti is… Skyscraper (out August 4th on Matador). This one veers well into Interpol’s spiky, post-punk lane- so much so that it almost seems odd that Banks didn’t offer this one up to the […]

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Interpol’s Paul Banks is Julian Plenti

May 6th, 2009 · Comments Off on Interpol’s Paul Banks is Julian Plenti

Tired of the wait between Interpol albums? Have a hankering for some bewildering rhyme schemes? Want to see Paul Banks sport a moustache? Well, then the Julian Plenti record slated for release on Matador’s roster for August should sate all your needs. Interpol’s frontman has managed to slip into the studio to record his first […]

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