Courtesy of Fat Possum Records


Soccer Mommy

Sept. 20
8 p.m.
Indie Rock, Rock, Singer-Songwriter

Soccer Mommy’s Clean was last year’s most devastating instance of charmingly homemade, comically anguished singer-songwriter craft. Over raw, bouncy guitar fuzz, Sophie Allison satirizes jealousy (“Last Girl”), examines how narrative distance heightens longing (“Blossom”), ponders the mutually exclusive virtues of detachment and connection (“Scorpio Rising”), and sings marvelously drawn-out ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh hooks (“Cool”). With Squirrel Flower.