In the mid-’90s, lovelorn and cardigan-wearing fans of twee indie-pop could look in two directions for their ultra lo-fi kicks. There was Britain, home to the jangle-pop of the Sarah catalog, and the States, which spawned bands such as Tullycraft. With one Chuck Taylor-clad foot in the world of early Lookout! punk and the other in the world of fey indiepop, Tullycraft has spent more than a decade bandaging its emotional wounds with snarky wit and self-referential jokes. 1995’s Pop Songs Your New Boyfriend’s Too Stupid To Know About may be the band’s best-known collection of extravagantly titled, nerdily romantic underdog anthems, but its latest album, Every Scene Needs a Center, finds Tullycraft gently hunting new targets. The disc’s single, “The Punks Are Writing Love Songs” is an evisceration of eyeliner-sporting mall rockers done in the cutest, catchiest way imaginable. Tullycraft performs with Sad Crocodile, Sprites, and From Bubblegum to Sky at 9 p.m. Sunday, June 15, at the Red and the Black, 1212 H St. NE. $8. (202) 399-3201.