Picture this: You're sipping silky-smooth, ice-cold Stolichnaya vodka with a twist of lime and listening to Meat Beat Manifesto's Edge of Control, Part II on your compact disc player.
Monsieur Henri Wines Ltd. of New York, which distributes the Russian vodka, is making it as easy as possible for you to re-create this little slice of Americana in your own home.
You can buy Stolar Tracks Vol. 2, which includes the above-mentioned classic, without leaving the comfort of your lounge chair. By calling 1-900-Stolar-2, you can order the 17-track CD, "complete with truly cool 3D cover," and the vodka distributor will send it directly to you. The bargain $3.95 cost is billed to your phone to cover postage and handling. So you don't even need a credit card.
The price seems small when you consider that you get 17 tracks of music "primed to explode into the eardrums of America," according to advertisements. Among the featured artists: School of Fish, Ghost of An American Airman, Boneclub and Overwhelming Colorfast.
Magazine advertisements touting the product warn that you must be 21 or older to place an order.
_ KIM NORRIS