December 2006

From Serengeti to Sparklehorse, here are this month's songs you need to download now.

Every month we list 15 songs you have to hear now, and for December, chipper boy-girl quartet the Magic Numbers, punk mainstays the Slits, novelty act the Upper Crust, and British-sounding Texans Voxtrot have made the cut. Plus, hip-hop all stars like Young Jeezy and Jay-Z get a nod for their infectious scratches and samples, while Los Abandoned earned their spot thanks to a bilingual and blazing tune about suburban life. With these scorching songs, your playlist will be stocked with some of the newest music that rocks.