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Kim Deal, a onetime token chick (as a Pixie) who went on to front a band with a token guy on drums, can’t help but giggle when she’s the one in power. It’s a thrill she shares with the grrrls to whom she’s a role model, although most of the similarities end when it comes to songcraft. Deal’s tunes are all angular and sideways, oil-slick and cagey about their intent—unless, of course, the topic happens to be orgasms. This latest Breeders lineup, with only Deal and (no-longer-token guy) Jim MacPherson remaining from the Last Splash sessions, will find strength in numbers; among the six musicians on stage will be three guitarists, not including Carrie Bradley, who doubles on violin. Opener Lutefisk similarly roams indie rock’s planet of sound. But never mind the tasteful low noise and soaring melodies. The band’s latest is called Burn in Hell, Fuckers—and I think they mean it. Also with Brendan Benson at 9 p.m. at the 9:30 Club, 815 V St. NW. $10. (202) 393-0930. (Brett Anderson)