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As a member of New Zealand punk outfit The Mint Chicks, Kody Nielson’s stage antics preceded the band’s music: He’s been known to smash instruments, wield a chainsaw, and attack light fixtures. After the band’s breakup in 2010, Nielson opted for a cooler sound that only faintly resembled his brash roots, dissolving the rough edges with filtered vocals atop breezy island rock. Now recording as Opossom, Nielson’s debut album—Electric Hawaii—represents that sonic shift with ‘60s soul and nostalgic psychedelics. So while Nielson is a bit calmer, he’s still as petulant as ever. Maybe he’ll break something, just for old time’s sake. $8.