New Music From The Strokes

Well we finally have a new Strokes single.  It’s called “Under Cover of Darkness” and appears on the band’s upcoming and highly anticipated new album Angles.  I’m sure you people have seen the news about the tune already, but we figured we just had to share so we don’t look like the losers without the song on our site.  This should give everyone a reason to look forward to that March 21st release date.  I’m already into it.

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Download: The Strokes – Under Cover Of Darkness [MP3]

FT5: Disappointing Albums Of 2008

In 2008 we saw all kinds of releases across the board. Noise-pop seemed to be a pretty big deal, as did lo-fi production. But when preparing for our year-end lists, we came across the conundrum of deciding the biggest disappointments in 2008. Today’s Friday Top 5 is full of albums that our staff really looked forward to listening to when they were released, but instead fled in fear as to what our ears had just heard. List is after the jump

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