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Picks This Week: O-Town Meltdown, Swimm, BJ Barham and more



The former Florida duo, who relocated to Los Angeles, returns with new music, including the chugging indie-psych nugget "Beverly Hells," obviously inspired by their new surroundings.
8 p.m. Wednesday, July 8, at the Social, $10

Between the Buried and Me
The crushing weight of the hype behind Between the Buried and Me’s seventh album, Coma Ecliptic, could be enough to submerge shrewder music fans into dubious terrain, but luckily it dropped just in time for there to be no guesswork before this week’s show. Read more.
7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 9, at Venue 578, $20-$50

Chad Price (Drag the River)
The songwriting veteran performs his sweet-face gravel-voice folk solo, on tour with his former bandmate Scott Reynolds (All).
8 p.m. Thursday, July 9, at Will's Pub, $10

Neon Trees
"So that helps the live show, especially Tyler getting comfortable with himself and, almost, getting right in the head, if you will, helps him to let a lot of things go ... I think his newfound comfort with himself really helps us put on the show he wants to put on, which is excellent." Check out our interview with Elaine Bradley of Neon Trees to get an idea of the psychology behind their new album, Pop Psychology.
6 p.m. Friday, July 10, at the Beacham, $25-$30

O-Town Meltdown
Exotype headlines this melting pot of local metalheads also featuring Murderfly, Soulswitch, Kill the Sound, Evacuate the City and Severed by Faith.
6:30 p.m. Friday, July 10, at Venue 578, $10

Orlando Is Tight Compilation Fundraiser: Suck Brick Kid, Panther Camp, Henrietta, Gillian Carter, Dryspell
We’re not sure what’s more awesome: the fact that the Orlando Is Tight compilation album is happening or that the fundraiser concert to get the ball rolling is stacked with rad bands that totally illustrate the comp’s message. Read more. 7 p.m. Friday, July 10, at Backbooth, $5-$8

E-Turn & SPS Album Release Party
Together, they idealize the two most core musical elements of hip-hop: the MC and the DJ. In other words, they’re the perfect storm. Now they’re ready to celebrate the official release of their second LP, ESP, on local Swamburger-led label Second Subject Recordings. - Bao Le-Huu Read more.
9 p.m. Friday, July 10, at the Social, $10-$15

BJ Barham
If you've never seen the American Aquarium frontman doing the rounds during his solo acoustic tours, you can course-correct this week and also catch tremendous local folk darling Terri Binion.
9 p.m. Saturday, July 11, at Will's Pub, $10

Milk Spot
This experimental punk band from Fort Lauderdale got musical sense of humor and aggressive nonchalance down to a bizarre art on their 2014 release, Company Rooster.
10:15 p.m. Sunday, July 12, at Uncle Lou's Entertainment Hall, $5

This new collective seeks to create a house party vibe with extra fixings, like featured visuals from John Alamo and video mapping by Catalyst; the debut night culminates in a live performance by hip-hop group Hustle for Pennies.
10 p.m. Monday, July 13, at Spacebar, free-$3

Black Cat Attack
Sci-fi genre-twisters Black Cat Attack blast out a raucous blend of hardcore, metal and punk, punctuated notably by the shrill/hoarse conversation between dueling female/male vocalists Valerie Knox and Bryan Dickface.
7 p.m. Tuesday, July 14, at Will's Pub, $7-$10


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