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    The Strokes

    Comedown Machine (RCA). Review by Jen Cray.

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    Angles (RCA/Rough Trade). Review by Jen Cray.

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    Amoral (Friendly Fire/ Static Recital). Review by Jen Cray.

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    If Phoenix’s debut Orlando performance is any indication of its future, the little French band is finally beginning to see the fruits of its decade-long labor. An enthusiastic sold-out crowd that included Jen Cray greeted the band with open arms.

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    In The Dark (ATO). Review by Joe Frietze.

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    Juliette Lewis jettisons the Licks for a new bid at solo stardom. Jen Cray sees how she handles the spotlight all to herself.

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    Kings of Leon

    Kings of Leon are well on their way to dominating the rock world here in their own country. Jen Cray caught their subtle, but satisfying, show in Orlando recently.

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