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Courtney Love may still have it out for Mary Lou Lord, but Ms. Hollywood Starlet should really share a piece of all that fame. So, Lord shtuped Kurt Cobain before shtuping Kurt Cobain was cool—it’s old news, and certainly not the whole story. Lord’s guitar strumming and simple melodies have provided a defining moment in the Kill Rock Stars oeuvre and a twist in the Northwest scene. But it’s more likely that her Shawn Colvinesque vocals are what got her a deal with the Sony empire. Lord’s major-label debut, Got No Shadow, will be out in January, and she’ll most likely sample from it tonight at 9 p.m. at Iota, 2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. $3. (703) 522-8340. (Tina Plottel)