By Caryn Ganz
February 09, 2001 at 05:00 AM EST

This self-described ”largest webcaster of live music in the world” brings all the joys of seeing a live show into your home (you supply the cigarette smoke and chatty teenagers). DCN catalogs concerts by genre and provides brief bios of numerous bands. The RealPlayer videos are far from perfect (most appear to have been shot from the back of clubs, so focus on the audio), but virtual concertgoers can avoid craning their necks for a better view while sampling an array of bands they may not have considered paying to see in person. A-