Endorsed by no less than THE Alice Cooper – they won his "Proof Is in the Pudding" talent contest – Arizona's Dollskin impresses with a sound that brings to mind the Runaways.
8 p.m. Wednesday, July 26, at the Haven Lounge, $10
Freak pied piper Danny Feedback steps out on his Crack Rock Opera comrades to do a more stripped-down solo set.
8 p.m. Thursday, July 27, at Copper Rocket, donations encouraged
South Floridian Smiths cover band excel where other cover acts fail by dint of sheer dramatic commitment to the songs ... and a refreshing willingness to play solo Morrissey covers too.
8 p.m. Friday, July 28, at the Social, $10
Young Californian duo craft intricate, paranoid beatscapes that skitter and creep around the edges of your shattered consciousness.
7 p.m. Saturday, July 29, at Sandwich Bar, $5
South Floridian escapee deals in thick, hazy waves of electronic nausea and dread. Bring the dread.
7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 30, at Lil Indies, free
Music Mondays: Monterey Pop
Iconic '60s festival documentary gets a one-night screening at the Enzian. The Who and Jimi Hendrix footage ain't too shabby.
9:30 p.m. Monday, July 31, at the Enzian, $9-$11
Your Pest Band
Japanese sleaze merchants keep their music loose and unhinged, making them a perfect fit for this Total Punk-helmed evening featuring Wet Nurse.
10 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1, at Will's Pub, free