There was a point not so long ago when it seemed dance-punk might break the skin of the mainstream and take over the airwaves. Both an anomaly and a survivor of that millennial craze, New York via California outfit !!! (commonly pronounced "Chk Chk Chk") has carved its own niche with a party-minded hybrid informed by funk, disco and an absurdist sense of humor and style, (think Talking Heads, LCD Soundsystem, Hot Chip). Arguably best known for the 2003 indie-house epic "Me and Giuliani Down by the School Yard (A True Story)," !!! lands at Paper Tiger in support of their sixth studio album, As If. $15, 8pm, Paper Tiger, 2410 N St. Mary's St.