“Whatever goes up, must come down,” Bradford Cox of Deerhunter sings on dream-drenched single “Desire Lines.” But you might want to stay aloft for as long as possible at a Deerhunter gig. How you get high is up to you. In 2008, the Atlanta-based band went on a questionably short tour with the Smashing Pumpkins before cranking out another album and a ton of side-project work. Cox’s solo recordings as the Atlas Sound, and increasingly his work with Deerhunter, have that “Beach Boys-underwater” feel of touchstones Animal Collective and Panda Bear. Deerhunter outdid themselves on this year’s Halcyon Digest, a warmly hypnotic follow-up to 2007’s acclaimed Cryptograms. Call it delightfully dazed-and-confused. With Real Estate, Casino Vs. Japan. RACHEL SHIMP

Wed., Oct. 27, 8 p.m., 2010

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