Wednesday, September 06, 2000, at 10:04PM

By Eric Richardson

I bought Tricky's Maxinquaye CD today. Very cool. It's much more like the Massive Attack era Tricky than any of his newer stuff. Very easy to listen to (as compared to the scratchy-voiced, odd-tempoed Angels with Dirty Faces).

I know... The CD's been out since 1995. I'm a little slow.