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GOMEZ won Britain’s prestigious Mercury Music Prize back in ’98 for mixing fuzzy American blues riffs with Britpop flair. Proof they’ve still got it: the stripped-down roar of ''Ping One Down.'' REAL.COM/RHAPSODY

Dude, stop sulking about missing this year’s kick-ass Bonnaroo already! Purchase pristine live tracks like MY MORNING JACKET’s folksy ''Golden'' at LIVEBONNAROO.COM. Hallucinogenics not included.

Oh, Jacko, where have you gone? Listening to MJ’s soul-power thrust on the 1972 JACKSON 5 stunner ''Can’t Get Ready for Losing You'' is a bittersweet pleasure. ITUNES.COM

Like a sweet-voiced disciple of ’70s singer-songwriter titans Bill Withers and James Taylor, DAN DYER makes a rock-solid impression with his debut single, ''Of What Lies Beneath.'' DANDYER.COM

Originally posted Sep 03, 2004 Published in issue #781 Sep 03, 2004 Order article reprints

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