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On its upcoming album, Aussie cute-folk-pop quartet Frente! sounds slicker but no more expansive. Though the quartet emulates the B-52s on “Jungle,” most of the disc underpins Angie Hart’s girlish voice with simple strums and ends up sounding more like “Luka” than “Bizarre Love Triangle”—even when Hart is singing such refrains as “I’m the destroyer.” With newly funky singer/songwriter Joe Henry at 8:45 p.m. at the 9:30 Club, 815 V St. NW. $10. (202) 393-0930. (MJ)