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Forget their generic, hard-to-Google name: The Men are creating some impressively dynamic New York rock ’n’ roll. On “Turn It Around,” the searing opening track from their 2012 breakout record Open Your Heart, the band shamelessly borrows from classic punk bands like Stiff Little Fingers and the Buzzcocks. The lyrics, about the joy of reigniting a relationship with someone after they’ve overcome addiction, capture a strange optimism. But the band has more influences than late ’70s British punk; they dabble in seemingly dozens of subgenres of rock music. Their latest album, humbly titled Tomorrow’s Hits, includes everything from a jangly Americana tune (“Sleepless”) to a breathless, aggressive six-minute boogie (“Pearly Gates”). No matter what the style, the Men perform with relentless energy and passion. If you’re bored by one song, don’t worry—the next one will probably be drastically different. The Men perform with Heavy Breathing and Passing Phases at 9 p.m. at Rock & Roll Hotel, 1353 H St. NE. $5. (202) 388-7625. rockandrollhoteldc.com.