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Have you ever come across a movie featuring the ultimate dream team of character actors? You think, Dear God, I’m watching a movie with Pat Morita, Hoyt Axton, Treat Williams, M. Emmet Walsh, Bo Hopkins, and Charles Durning! OK, well, this bill is the noise version of that experience, and it’s going to take my entire word count to give even a cursory roll call: You’ve got Mirror/Dash, which is the Thurston Moore/Kim Gordon marquee in the sun. You’ve got Double Leopards (former members of Siltbreeze alumnus Un), a band that may rock my favorite band name ever. Then there’s Miami–to–New York transplanted crazies Monotract, which, if the band’s recent interview in Bananafish magazine is to be believed, fill the acid-gobbling beach-bum void in the noise scene. But I’m not even close to being finished, pal: Stalwarts Nautical Almanac will reliably shake shit up, and Twig Harper of said outfit will be joining Nate Young of Wolf Eyes in something called Buzzardstain. Metalux, 16 Bitch Pile-Up, The Believers, Chris Corsano and Paul Flaherty, and the Magik Markers will floss your noggins as well. And then, then, let’s talk about (what I’m presuming is) the headliner. Tom Smith’s To Live and Shave in L.A. (pictured) has a particularly “drool-cup required” lineup for this little party: How does Smith, Moore, Rat Bastard, Don Fleming, Chris Grier (the man behind this whole shebang), Ben Wolcott, and Andrew W.K. strike you? Hot. Very hot. Fight the good fight and get totally erased by sheer volume when the din begins at 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, on the Black Cat’s Mainstage, 1811 14th St. NW. $12. (202) 667-7960. (Andrew Earles)