“Your eyes changed my life, now they’re gone,” Livvy Bennett reveals on “Fury,” a new single by her band Mamalarky. “You’re the only one I let dom.” As she continues with a short series of cryptic lyrics (“The Hilton and Bill Clinton, they make up lies and apologize”), the band crank out an aptly furious crush of fuzzy stop-and-start chords and Michael Hunter’s swirling keyboards. Bennett used to play bass with Cherry Glazerr, and Hunter has toured with White Denim, but they’re up to even stranger pursuits with Mamalarky, who started in Austin, Texas, before relocating to Los Angeles. From their 2017 debut single, “Loose Leaf,” which pairs Hunter’s groovy garage-rock keyboards with Bennett’s delirious harmonies, to the jazzy pop-psychedelic explorations on their 2018 EP, Fundamental Thrive Hive, Mamalarky are full of sonic surprises. With Girl Friday and Eyeshadow.
Bootleg Theater, 2220 Beverly Blvd., L.A.; Sun., Feb. 23, 8 p.m.; $10; ages 21 & over. (213) 389-3856, www.bootlegtheater.org.