Bold prediction here in the second week of the year: A band of British kids barely old enough to drink is going to become a very big deal in 2009. They're called Late of the Pier, and they ride terrain already trod by MGMT, LCD Soundsystem, Gary Numan and The Killers, cranking out electronic rock that fully lives up to the description. The album Fantasy Black Channel is just out in the States. Hear some tracks here. Do not attempt to resist.