Minden's record release show is headlined by Adventure Galley, whose lone EP, The Right Place to Be
, is just as addictive today as when it was released two years ago. With inspiring synth hooks and '80s power chords behind a monolith of indie-rock vocals, they are poised to soundtrack a mid-'80s period piece about teenagers who find meaning by partaking in racy dancing. The unpolished vocals—at times halting, at times passionate—provide an alluring contrast with the lustrous production. Meanwhile, a new album is on the way, and advance track "Weekend Lovers" is on Soundcloud. Shy Girls is the project of Dan Vidmar, Ingmar Carlson, and Dan Sutherland, and it doesn't technically involve any girls, though it does sound quite a bit like a make-out fantasy involving En Vogue and Salt-n-Pepa. Laid-back and sexy, the thin production and unapologetically digital drums are the perfect setup for a long night of martini drinking and sex having. REBECCA WILSON Also, read our article on Minden.