Connecticut’s High Pop worship at the altar of lightweight pogo-punk boomeranged through cellars of effects pedals. There’s the throwaway melodic snap of early Wavves, the eager wonkiness of early Atlas Sound, plus some Japanther thrown in too. Combing through the group’s trio of self-releases, you’ll keep expecting duds, but they’re curiously hard to come by. Great things—greater things, really—are expected, and soon.
Mon., Aug. 12, 8 p.m., 2013