Recommended songs for the week of Oct. 14: Find tunes on the web by The Strokes, and others

By Ryan Dombal
October 18, 2005 at 04:00 AM EDT
The Strokes: Colin Lane

Download This: Songs by The Strokes, and others

Rock & roll quintet The Strokes return with the monster-riffing ”Juicebox,” a preview of their forthcoming album. We’re guessing the song has nothing to do with tiny liquid-filled containers. Buy the track on iTunes

Devout followers of Bright Eyes will enjoy the heavyhearted rambles of singer- songwriter David Dondero. ”I’ve Seen the Love” is a twangy toe tapper from his new album, South of the South. Download it for free at Team Love Records

Their name was inspired by drive-by shootings, but The Happy Bullets aren’t that hardcore. Still, the literary-minded indie group hits its target on ”The Vice and Virtue Ministry.” Download it for free at the Happy Bullets site

Anyone interested in rap-rock done right will undoubtedly ”Wanna Know” about this blazing heavy-metal-tinged single from Eminem cohort and fellow Detroit native Obie Trice. Seriously, it’s good. Buy the track at Yahoo Music

(Some of this week’s links may expire after Oct. 21, 2005.)

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