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EW recommends you download these songs - Listen to tunes from Bryan Cox, The Strokes, and more

-- VH1 Born to Diva winner TARRALYN RAMSEY finally surfaces with a potential radio hit, the restrained, romantic R&B confection ''Baby U Know,'' featuring St. Lunatics rapper Murphy Lee. TARRALYN.NET

-- British blues-rockers STEREOPHONICS offer live highlights from their criminally overlooked four albums. For shades of ''Layla'' and '70s-era Rod Stewart, check out ''Have a Nice Day.'' ITUNES.COM

-- Wanna hear a really rough demo of a really cool song? Hipster pinups THE STROKES reveal a ''process'' that includes Casio-quality beats on ''Is This It,'' the title track of their 2001 debut. REAL.COM/RHAPSODY

-- Having already served up hard-hitting dance songs to DJ Dan and Richard ''Humpty'' Vission, BRYAN COX creates a veritable club monster with the swirling, percussive ''Music Is Movin'.'' ITUNES.COM

Originally posted Jun 18, 2004 Published in issue #770 Jun 18, 2004 Order article reprints