Parasite range from the surging punk passages of “Captain’s Dead” to the more melodically elegiac ballad “Drifter.” Saturday’s bill also includes The Flytraps’ nonstop punk fury, Death Valley Girls’ engaging blend of spectral pop (“Pink Radiation”) and psychedelically grungy punk (“Love Spell”), and two-headed shape-shifters Feels, who are fronted by charismatic singers Laena Geronimo and Shannon Lay. Sunday evening’s lineup drifts into stranger territory with the exotically bewitching Cambodian psychedelic-pop explorations of Dengue Fever, following sets by Winter, Patsy’s Rats and the dreamily romantic garage pop of Summer Twins. Also at Alex's Bar, Sunday, March 4. And the festival overlaps with two nights at 1720, Fri.-Sat., March 2-3.
Burger Records has presented its garage-punk bands at numerous festivals up and down the state, and this weekend the Fullerton label takes over Alex’s Bar. Saturday is a punk-rock affair headlined by slyly sarcastic Atlanta trio The Coathangers, whose songs on their recent EP