The overabundance of bands with the word “wolf” in their names isn’t lost on Alex Brown Church, the mastermind behind the Los Angeles-based outfit Sea Wolf. On the band’s MySpace page, Church has listed Wolf Eyes, Wolf Parade, Wolf Colonel, WolfMother, and a whole lot of other wolf-something bands under the “influences” tag—a cute joke, but not one that necessarily helps prospective fans determine what his band actually sounds like. Thankfully, Sea Wolf’s familiar brand of minimalist indie-pop is about as agreeable as it comes: Gentle acoustic guitar, light backing drums, and the occasional keyboard or cello are usually all that accompany Church’s wistful voice as he sings his way through the 10 songs that make up his debut full-length, Leaves in the River—which, unsurprisingly, has a track named “You’re a Wolf” on it. Sea Wolf performs with the Jealous Girlfriends and Don’t Be Glib at 8:30 p.m. at the Rock and Roll Hotel, 1353 H St. NE. $12. (202) 388-7625.