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Julian Casablancas + The Voidz's new album is called Tyranny.
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October 1, 2014 The Strokes frontman — now with a new band, The Voidz — returns with his most challenging release yet: a strange, dark album influenced by '80s hardcore and underground world music.
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November 3, 2011 Composer Gregory Rogove uses apes in tighty-whiteys to illustrate and animate the end of the world.
Angles cover art
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March 14, 2011 Angles is streaming at the band's site. It's a return to form — very 2001. Is that a good thing?
November 16, 2009 All Songs Considered's list of the 50 most important recordings of the decade continues, from Britney Spears to Amy Winehouse.
February 6, 2006 First Impressions of Earth is the third album by the Strokes. The record offers some self-criticism — and some frantic career adjustment in the midst of the music. The Strokes begin a 17-city tour on March 3.
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January 4, 2006 Long-awaited new music from The Strokes; a first-ever solo studio CD by former Kinks frontman Ray Davies; Tortoise and Bonnie Prince Billy collaborate on a new CD; Richard and Linda Thompson's son Teddy Thompson; Irish fiddle music from Liz Carroll; A cappella Ladysmith Black Mambazo; A saxophone improvisation by Assif Tsahar; Whimsical, trippy rock from The Earlies; Hardcore and soft, but Tender Forever.
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December 21, 2003 It certainly is the age of the song. The days of the MP3 aren't so different from the days of the 45 rpm. You pay a buck; the quality is good, but not as good as its more expensive counterpart. Back in the days of the 45, you'd stack your faves on a round 45 adapter, best side up, and one by one they would play, the tone arm lifting off the record long enough for the next 45 to magically fall onto the platter and play. You'd hope it wouldn't skip. The days of the 45 or even mix tapes seem antiquated in the age of the iPod and homemade CD's. We've "streamed" our picks for 2003's best songs, so click to listen and hope it doesn't skip!
November 14, 2001 Rock critic Ken Tucker reviews Is This It, the debut CD of the New York quintet, The Strokes. (RCA Re
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