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Album Reviews

Albums by The Strokes, British Sea Power, Suede, Ólafur Arnalds, Ra Ra Riot and Bon Jovi.

24th March, 2013
The Strokes: Comedown Machine (RCA).

The Strokes: Comedown Machine (RCA)

There were many great things happening in 2001 - Daft Punk, Missy Elliott, Avalanches, speed garage - but the Strokes and their New Wave revival got all the attention. All these years later, Comedown Machine initially hints at a drastic change of sound, with opening track Tap Out verging on (gasp) white funk. Soon, normal service is resumed. 50/50 is New York punk at its crudest, while Welcome To Japan...

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