Prefuse 73

The notion of Scott Herren – a.k.a. Prefuse 73 – bringing along a live band for a performance is probably only surprising to those folks who haven’t yet seen Prefuse live, and expect all their favorite glitch/IDM musicians to show up to a club clutching only a laptop and an M-Audio box. Herren has long been a proponent of fusing live instrumentation and IDM structures, dating all the way back to his days DJing at an Atlanta club known mainly for acid jazz and a then-incubating neo-soul scene. Herren’s use of a super-tight rhythm section in concert builds on that background, accentuating the strength and individuality of the tracks he crafts. With Gaslamp Killer, Voices Voices, Nordic Soul. JASON FERGUSON

Sat., Jan. 30, 8 p.m., 2010

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