Unleashing a frenzy of bubblegum synths, fuzzed-out power chords, and riot-grrl roars, Nordic glam punks SURFEROSA blare like the B-52's with rabies on ''Satin Con Blonde.'' PINNACLE-AUDIENCE.COM/SURFEROSA
Religions, unite! With ''Missile Tow,'' Manhattan-by-way-of-Ipanema indie popsters MOSQUITOS offer a charming ditty both Jews and gentiles alike can delight in this holiday season. MOSQUITOSNYC.COM
On the live version of the screamo heartbreaker ''I'm Not Okay (I Promise),'' MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE raucously prove why they may be this year's big breakout from the Vans Warped Tour. MTV.COM/MUSIC
Mixing the down-tempo beats of co-producers Röyksopp with Kylie Minogue's purr, singer-DJ ANNIE is almost worth those import CD prices. Sample her debut, Anniemal, and her DJing on ANNIEMUSIC.CO.UK.