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Recent Badly Drawn Boy tour mate ADEM sounds like a folkier version of his fellow British singer-songwriter on ''Let it Burn,'' a haunting, whisper-soft dirge. DOMINORECORDCO.COM/USA/DOWNLOADS/

Replete with Dickensian narration, THE WALKMEN's Joyfully tossed-off ''Christmas Party'' is a free preview of their upcoming three-song limited-edition EP. MARCATA.NET/WALKMEN/MUSIC.HTM

On a remix of his very Cars-sounding ''Through the Walls,'' underground turntable mastermind RJD2 gets (who else?) the Cars' Ric Ocasek to provide uncanny guest vocals. ITUNES.COM

Whether he's in post-rock mode as the Sea and Cake's guitarist or in full pop-rock effect on his own CDs, ARCHER PREWITT is a smooth guy. ''We Go Alone'' is a highlight from his new solo disc. THRILLJOCKEY.COM

Originally posted Dec 01, 1979 Published in issue #796 Dec 10, 2004 Order article reprints
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