By EW Staff
Updated November 26, 2004 at 05:00 AM EST

The Neptunes’ newest pet project is Richmond, Va.’s DELEGATE. While there’s no telling when the band will bring its swirly guitar pop to the masses, ”Blue” is worth adding to your current palette. DELEGATEMUSIC.COM

FOUR DAY HOMBRE have not yet crossed from the United Kingdom to the United States, but get a taste of their raw combo of somber piano and explosive guitars with ”Three Years.” FOURDAYHOMBRE.CO.UK

Brooklyn’s PS create wall-of-guitar melodies garnished with cello, though it’s their darker, mellower side, as heard on ”Spelling,” that will truly get under your skin. PS-NYC.COM/MUSIC.HTML

The mash-up between nü-metal mavens LINKIN PARK and rapper JAY-Z, who teamed up back in July, doesn’t hit stores until Nov. 30. But you can rock out right now to ”Numb/Encore.” LINKINPARK.COM