Music has begun to trickle out from the upcoming demos compilation Alone: The Home Recordings of Rivers Cuomo, which will be released Dec. 18 on Geffen (details). Cuomo himself has posted "Blast Off!" on his MySpace page; if that’s not your thing, you can stream the track via Windows Media or Real Audio. Plus, check out the flash player below to hear clips of "Blast Off!," "Longtime Sunshine" and "Superfriend."

AP music editor Scott Heisel recently had the distinct pleasure of talking to the enigmatic Weezer frontman regarding this project; you can read their conversation here.