By EW Staff
February 07, 2005 at 05:00 AM EST

With a mélange of videogame blips and primitive beats in the background, much-hyped Sri Lankan Londoner M.I.A. waxes militant with a dancehall drawl on the grime-y shout-along ”Galang.” ITUNES.COM

Psych-folk duo DAMON & NAOMI craft an English-language version of the haunting yet winsome ”Watashi no Hana”, with lyrics adapted from the poetry of a Japanese teen serial killer. DAMONANDNAOMI.COM

Recalling the visceral riffage of early Green Day, Philly punks THE LOVED ONES serve up a sneak peek at their EP, due later this month, with the explosively contagious ”100K.” THELOVEDONESBAND.COM

The MYSTERY JETS, of England’s Eel Ple Island, mix up a fantastic frenzy of cater-wauling choral chants and rockabilly on ”Alas Agnes,” a backwoods-meets-Britpop, foot-stompin’ good time. MYSTERYJETS.COM