A-OK: Roman Candle try to restore a little subtlety to rock music. (Playing Tuesday, 12th at Mercy Lounge.)
Girl Trouble: Easy, breezy 'feminism' and the problem with The Veronicas. (Playing Saturday, 9th at RCKTWN.)
Good Bet: Former BR549 frontman Chuck Mead makes good on Journeyman's Wager. (Playing Friday, 29th at The 5 Spot and Saturday, 30th at The Basement.)
Round Here: New PBS series Legends & Lyrics highlights the Nashville songwriter life. (10 p.m., Saturday May 10 on WNPT Channel 8.)
In The Spin: Death Cab for Cutie, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Junior Boys and more.
Update: This week's print edition states that the Tits CD release show on Thursday night is at The End. In fact, it is at The Basement. We regret the error.