Whoever said "never meet your heroes" didn't take into account the insane luck of Toronto suburbanite outfit Still Life Still, who aped Broken Social Scene's fuzz drone expertly enough to glean the attention of Kevin Drew. Now signed to Arts and Crafts, their weekly Wednesday residency at the Mercury Lounge this month showcases a youthful euphoria found in feedback-drenched tales of demented childhoods, bedroom promises, and ill-fated sexual favors. Luckily, the kids are alright. With Hypernova.
Wed., Jan. 13, 7:30 p.m., 2010