Boston’s Come treats us to a brand of noisy blues-rock entirely different from the Jon Spencerisms now exploding at indie venues nationwide. Featuring the scathing vocals of Thalia Zedek, formerly of Live Skull, Come’s sound is raucous and aggressive, backwoods-style, with full moaning guitars and hints of both Southern folk and Southern rock. On the other hand, less is definitely more for Louisville’s Sonora Pine. Recorded on a mere eight tracks by Bob Weston, the band’s self-titled album demonstrates that simplicity of sound doesn’t necessarily imply boring music. Combining the hypnotic voice of Tara Jane O’Neil (ex-Rodan) with the stilted guitar arpeggios of Sean Meadows (June of ’44, Lungfish), Sonora Pine’s chosen language is both intimate and articulate. With Smart Went Crazy at 9 p.m. at the Black Cat, 1831 14th St. NW. $6. (202) 667-7960. (Amy Domingues)

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