07/10/2000 at 01:00 AM EDT
>CIRCLE Indigenous (Koch) This Canadian group of Native American blues-rockers is led by vocalist and guitarist Mato Nanji, who plays as if channeling the late native Texan Stevie Ray Vaughan. Vaughan collaborator Doyle Bramhall produces.
THE REMAINS OF TOM LEHRER Tom Lehrer (Rhino) Whether the Ivy League math instructor turned satirist had the funniest classroom or the brainiest stage act, no one knows. This witty three-CD box set revisits Lehrer between 1953 and 1999.
WHITE PONY Deftones (Maverick) On their third album, this quintet of very loud Sacramento rockers mixes heavy metal with the angry fury of punk. Once, it would have been called grunge. But by any name, it's still a head-banger's delight.