The Strokes confirm they are working on new music

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The Strokes' Julian Casablancas "let the cat outta the bag," according to guitarist Nick Valensi's wife Amanda de Cadenet -- the alt-rock stars are back in the studio.

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During the group's set at Washington D.C.'s Landmark Festival last night (Sept. 27), Casablancas told the crowd the news, which spread across Twitter soon after before being confirmed by de Cadenet.

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Albert Hammond, Jr. had said that the group had no plans to record new music as recently as July, but it sounds like they've had a change of heart. See some of the fans' excited tweets below:

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