Music Article

DOWNLOAD THIS

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.

Originally posted Dec 03, 2004 Published in issue #795 Dec 03, 2004 Order article reprints