Snares Like a Haircut, as Randy Randall and Dean Allen Spunt ride along a surge of their own blurry chords and restless drums to create a form of punk that’s more droning and noisily hypnotic than merely angry and aggressive. L.A. trio Sadgirl stir up a comparatively melodramatic fusion of echoing surf chords and jangling indie rock mixed with a hint of punk power. Feels shift easily from pop prettiness into punk rage, whereas The Side Eyes never let up with their nonstop punk fury. Potty Mouth crank out a more euphoric marriage of punk and grunge heaviness that’s nonetheless underscored by a heavy pop melodicism.
Co-presented by Dirty Laundry TV and Penniback Records, the Dirty Penni Fest returns for its third annual edition with a daylong lineup of some of this region’s best and brightest punk and indie bands. Local duo No Age recently released their fourth album,