By EW Staff
January 24, 2005 at 05:00 AM EST

While Some Cities doesn’t hit stores until March, ”Black and White Town” finds Brit-pop behemoths the DOVES dangling quaintly catchy piano licks over a characteristically ethereal soundscape. 7DIGITAL.COM

The marvelously dreamy FALCON have conjured up ”Dry Land,” a Flaming Lips-esque ditty written by a precocious junior-high friend of the band who tragically passed away at age 14. FALCONTHEBAND.COM

On the sinister yet infectious ”I Predict a Riot,” buzz-bin fodder the KAISER CHIEFS remarkably merge the foreboding urgency of Pulp with the bouncy refrains of the Jam. ITUNES.COM

Already big on the London garage scene, teen rap sensation KANO now stands poised to break out across the Atlantic, à la Dizzee Rascal, with the grimy stop-start booty bumper ”P’s and Q’s.” KA-NO.COM