This is the centerpiece of a video for Joe Strummer’s version of Bob Marley’s “Redemption Song” from Joe’s new Mescaleros album “Streetcore”. The video, directed by Josh Cheuse shows artists Dr. Revolt and Zephyr creating this mural on the wall of the Niagara Bar in the East Village, while many of Joe’s well known friends and local neighbors watch.
The Strokes and the White Stripes played Aug 15th at New York’s Art Deco Palace Radio City Music Hall. In front of more than 6000 cheering fans they showed why they’re both being talked about as the best of the “New Rock & Roll” bands. Aug 29th, the Strokes played at the Fader Magazine party after the MTV Music Video Awards show, and then they all partied until dawn at the East Village bar Niagara.