This is a damn good week to go check out a local band and pick up one of their freshly minted new records. Tonight (Thursday) at Putnam Den, Sun Burdens will share the stage with Walking X-Ray, who just finished their debut Password EP (9 PM, free, 584-8066). . . . Otomorrow (Friday), the Arch Stanton Quartet will unveil their new record Along for the Ride at More Bread and Jam (7 PM, 874-4272) . . . Moroccan-infused electro-jazz group Club d’Elf return to Club Helsinki on Friday with John Medeski in tow (9 PM, $18, 828-4800). . . . Greasers get ready: The Rockabilly Riot will come to Proctors on Friday (7:30 PM, $38, 346-6204). . . . The Rustic Overtones are back at Putnam Den Friday night (8 PM, $10, 584-8066). . . . Weavers tribute act Work o’ the Weavers will play Old Songs on Friday and Saturday (8 PM, $23, 765-2815). . . . Folk-rock sister duo the Nields play the 8th Step at Proctors on Saturday (7:30 PM, $24, 346-6204). . . . More good new local music comes to the Ale House Saturday night courtesy of the Lazy Suns, who just put out a self-titled record (9 PM, 272-9740). . . . PJ Katz is taking his new material out of the ’92 Renault and into Valentine’s Saturday for an MC-saturated night of hip-hop with the Fat Buckle Band and more (8:30 PM, 432-6572). . . . New Orleans organ trio the Joe Krown Trio return to Red Square on Saturday with the Sunny Side of the Street Band (8 PM, $15, 465-0444). . . . It’s a virtuosic double bill at the Egg on Sunday with the Victor Wooten Band and the Jimmy Herring Band (7 PM, $34.50, 473-1845).