Teenage Moods' G-rated songs are chock-full of stories about cats and bunnies and flowers, and revel in power chords and sugary pop hooks. Each of the members plays in other bands as well — Byrd and Drummer Taylor Motari in the Toxic Shrews, and bassist Jillian Schroeder in the Velveteens — but none of them channel quite the same energy as the Moods. (A third band of Byrd's, Regal Treats, also played on his birthday.) "It's been fun being in a band that's not even trying to be badass," Byrd says. Then, as if to correct himself, he adds, "I think it's actually the most badass thing I've been in.