Mogwai, Majeure

When: Fri., May 2, 9 p.m. 2014

The sheer quantity of primarily instrumental music this Scottish quintet has released since the late ’90s makes most collectors’ head spin. But the band’s spacey, often introspective approach is a perfect match for movie/TV soundtracks, countless remixes, and collaborations with the twisted likes of Roky Erickson, among others. The group’s vibe morphs between visceral and ambient, often sharing both styles in a cinematic audio explosion that has garnered an international cult following. Electronic opener Majeure doesn’t do anything Tangerine Dream didn’t do 40 years ago, but it does it awfully well.

Hal Horowitz

Price: $23-$25


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