Now that summer is finally here, there is a temptation to transition to seasonally appropriate music. Maybe you prefer the Beach Boys or surf pop, or maybe you’re looking for a tune that’ll define the period of the year when pool parties, barbecues, and lazy beach days are the big draws. For a subset of music fans, the real advantage of the summer is comfortable, loose-fitting clothing that we can wear to small, crowded rock shows, which always get too hot, anyway. No matter the time of year, Vancouver’s White Lung raises the temperature wherever the band plays. Vocalist Mish Way sneers her way through relentless punk songs, her voice full of fury, while guitarist Kenneth William shreds through one melodic riff after another. Ten years ago, Canada was known for “pop collectives” that had more members than songs. Emerging bands like Toronto’s Metz and White Lung help the nation shed indie’s broad appeal and throttle the inner punk in all of us. White Lung performs with Obliterations and Big Mouth at 8:30 p.m. at DC9, 1940 9th St. NW. $12. (202) 483-5000. dcnine.com.