Picks This Week: Hypoluxo, Band of One Fest, Ghastly and more


Indie-rock sibling brigade (plus two) has somehow not killed each other after almost 20 years of playing music together; instead they've grown and evolved. Currently working on a three-LP set.
7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, at the Social, $20

DJ/producer David Crow alludes to a dark past in his nom de music, but his bass-heavy sound can purge demons through fleet footwork.
10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, at Venue 578, $10-$25

Band of One Fest
Channeling the wildman energy of rockabilly pioneer Hasil Adkins, this fest celebrates a clutch of local musicians who cut out the middlemen/-women and embrace DIY music very literally.
8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at Will's Pub, $7-$10

Don't sleep on the lovelorn post-punk from this Brookyln group; doomed romance and dark rhythmic sighs are a way of life.
9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at Spacebar, $8

The Cryptics
New Hampshire punkers are part of a packed-out five-band "punk brunch" that promises to sandblast away whatever hangover (or whatever) you are cursed with.
2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, at St. Matthew's Tavern, free

Canadian death metallers rip it so hard they invented their own brutal subgenre: Northern Hyperblast. Yes.
7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17, at the Haven, $17-$22

Rose Creek Rhythm
Local bluegrass quintet steps into Blue Bamboo to show off their traditional brand of improv and groove.
8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, at Blue Bamboo Center for the Arts, $10