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Casper and the Cookies, Mythical Motors, The Fantastics

It’s been a while since Casper and the Cookies graced a local stage, so Saturday’s show at Caledonia will be a chance for Athens to see what the always-evolving indie-pop group has been cooking up since releasing the wonderful Dingbats last year. Though that album flew largely under the radar, it featured some of the Cookies’ freshest and most intricate tunes in years. Chattanooga power-popsters Mythical Motors, which shares the bill, likewise recently dropped a project-defining record in the psych-speckled Infinite Film of Mirrors, out last month. New Athens project The Fantastics, which features members of garage maniacs Free Associates and Atlanta surf-punks Sex BBQ, opens.

10 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18–20).


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