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Compared to the early oughts, the early ’90s were a cultural renaissance. The Simpsons was still funny, Soderbergh wasn’t a slave to marketing, and Dean Wareham was still in a decent band. Only a decade-and-a-half later, however, Soderbergh gives us Bubble, and Luna has thrown in the towel. (Let us not mention Matt Groening again—ever.) At least Philadelphia’s Human Television still remembers a time when any sad man with three chords could get his nasal croon heard ’cross the nation. “It’s amazing what you can do with the chords D, A, and G” the members of Human Television write in the liner notes to their latest LP, Look Who You’re Talking To. And it is. Well, maybe not totally amazing, but certainly delicate, melancholy, and quietly moving—not unlike those Luna records that used to play over college-radio airwaves from coast to coast. Slack is back when Human Television performs with Olivia Mancini & the Housemates and Erie Choir at 8:30 p.m. at the Warehouse Next Door, 1017 7th St. NW. $8. (202) 783-3933. (Aaron Leitko)