JAKE MANDELL IS not a pop guy. "I cannot relate to the squeal of the electric guitar or the metronomelike drumming of most standard rock fare," Edina's acclaimed art-core techno whiz says. "Vocals tend to detract from an overall song. I look at a song as a puzzle, or an assemblage of different patterns working together, not as a way to lament a lost love or whatever." If that attitude strikes you as something akin to the prog-rock ethos of Emerson, Lake & Palmer, well, you're... More >>>