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Laena Geronimo is one of this town’s most intriguing vocalists. One moment, she’s spitting out fiery rants like any bratty punk-rock hellion, and the next moment she’s crooning sumptuously dreamy pop ballads such as “Magnetic Love.” After starting out as the bassist for power-pop hopefuls The Like, she came into her own when she started her own band, Raw Geronimo, in 2011 with guitarist Shannon Lay and drummer Michael Rudes. Curiously, just as Raw Geronimo were starting to gain some momentum last year, she suddenly changed the band’s name to Feels. Now a quartet with additional member Amy Allen, Feels retains the earlier incarnation’s mood swings from punk chaos to pop purity. The contrast should deepen further when they open tonight for absurdist local punks No Parents, who are celebrating the cassette release of May the Thirst Be With You.

Thu., Feb. 5, 9 p.m., 2015
(Expired: 02/05/15)