Call them Central Jersey’s answer to The Cramps; Dark Surfers and the Yawns is a Trenton-based four-piece that craftily mixes up sixties-style beach guitar (not unlike Dick Dale) with echo-y production and a stylized preference for the macabre. They play El Bar tonight, and to get a peek at what you might be in for, check out their music video for “Planet Drunk” below. It goes from playful to eerie real quick:

More info on the show can be found at the Tumblr for promoters The Dream Oven. Also on the bill are Other Colors, a Baltimore group featuring former members of part-time Philly psych heads Junkers, and locals Weyes Blood and Rain Season, who rock a driving distortion-pedal psych sound. Listen to their demo track “Hyacinths” below: