Tonight’s Concert Picks: Inc. at Johnny Brenda’s, Astro at World Cafe Live

Often compared to Prince, the two brothers of Inc. combine high pitched vocals with smooth and sensual beats. Born and bred in Los Angeles, the duo tackles the soul genre — and does so with undeniable style and sparse (but impressive) instrumentation. Andrew and Daniel Aged will stop into Johnny Brenda’s tonight as the brothers continue on a debut North America tour. Check out the video of “Black Wings” — which features an unexpected amount of chains and chickens — and find tickets and information here.

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A Making Time Valentime for you (Parquet Courts and Inc. playing Voyeur on February 16th)

Making Time has a “valentime” for you in the shape of a Valentime’s Day weekend show featuring indie-rock’s newest blog rock darlings Parquet Courts and the Los Angeles R&B-tronica band Inc. on Saturday, February 16th at Voyeur. The usual Making Time DJ party crew will be on hand; Dave P, Sammy Slice, the Broadzilla DJ’s, Dave Pak & Mike Z and special guest DJ’s The Crystal Ark. Check out a song from each of the bands below. Go here for tickets and more information about the event.