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So hip they released it twice, the Dirt Merchants’ formerly indie Scarified has now been reissued by Epic. Agreeably self-aware, this Boston quartet provides its songs with such apt titles as “Trip Trip,” “Buttercream,” and “Strident Charm.” “Mindfuck,” however, might more candidly have been tagged “Youthful Sonics.” With Idle and Nickel at 9:30 p.m. at the Black Cat, 1831 14th St. NW. $5. (202) 667-7960.CP