The audio that Bryce Connolly records as a solo artist appears a whole lot like the pseudonym he works by using: Mindchatter. His lyrics normally come to feel like unedited snippets of an interior monologue and, alongside with manufacturing selections that are mellower than the common digital music, this will make for an personal listening working experience. On the song “Scared to Go Residence,” from his “Imaginary Audience” album, Mindchatter sings about remaining at a social gathering for way too prolonged. But the music is not about the social gathering — alternatively, listeners are brought into the views of a partygoer who is not positive what he’s undertaking there. Mindchatter sings, “you put the audio on my tongue / I can only flavor it occasionally,” reflecting on times of clarity that can snap you out of a get together condition of brain. The song’s techy bells and whistles make for a melodic instrumental. “Google Thinks for Me” is a groovy shock all through the next half of the album that characteristics a head-bobbing bass and an irresistible flute. As you are dancing, even though, Mindchatter is ruminating on a society where anyone is shouting the same, unoriginal normally takes. Fairly than participate in a in no way-ending echo chamber, he concludes, “why elevate your hand or open your mouth / I’mma let Google assume for me.” A further glimpse into his mind’s chatter. March 30 at 8 p.m. at Union Phase, 740 H2o St. SW. $20.

With these earlier couple yrs of world insecurity and common mayhem, it feels right that the exhilarating pop punk genre that dominated the early aughts is earning a sturdy comeback. Wisconsin indigenous KennyHoopla (true name Kenny La’ron) is at the center of this comeback — even teaming up with an all-star of that period. His 2021 job with Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker titled “Survivor’s Guilt: The Mixtape//” is loaded with nostalgic, but nevertheless thrilling, bangers. The definitively punky angst is on entire exhibit on standout “Estella//,” as KennyHoopla sing-screams about confessing a crush: “I just die / at the believed of getting alive / at the very same time as you,” extending his vowels with gnarly drums major the way. The speedier “Hollywood Sucks//” is a cheeky song that includes such humorous lyrics as, “Hollywood sucks / can you please go your Prius?” and “Your buddies are definitely morons / can we even now day?” A lighthearted pit cease, KennyHoopla demonstrates a versatility and means to not choose himself also severely. Pop punk’s signature anxious electricity is back again on “Smoke Break//.” He sings, “if you are pure, then be pure / And if I’m yours then be sure to be absolutely sure.” KennyHoopla’s pure punk qualifications simply cannot be denied, that is for certain. March 31 at 7:30 p.m. (doors open) at the Black Cat, 1811 14th St. NW. $20.

“I really do not wanna kiss you / yeah, I just wanna really feel you,” Snoh Aalegra sings on her 2019 music, “I Want You All around.” Listeners could not know technically what she signifies but they get it. Which is what Aalegra’s tunes do: say the evident in a not-so-apparent way. Her voice is inherently intimate, which can make her adore music resonate. Her 2019 album “Ugh, Those Feels Again” attributes Aalegra’s relatable contemplations about the modern-day relationship scene. She titles tunes with this sort of Internet buzzwords as “Situationship,” which is about navigating this younger generation’s anti-label mindset toward associations. Her most recent album, “Non permanent Highs in the Violet Skies,” carries on wherever “Ugh” still left off. Aalegra’s meaningful observations on everyday dating have turned into complete-formed feelings about really like — the superior and the negative. On “Tangerine Desire,” she sings, “I went to claim my baggage, that is when you checked out.” It is a unfortunate scene she sets, somebody leaving when you are most vulnerable with them. But as listeners, we get the most from Aalegra’s music the far more susceptible she turns into. March 31 at 8 p.m. at the Anthem, 901 Wharf St. SW. Marketed out.

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