His best work to date has been with the Blow, Khaela Maricichs sublime laptop-pop project, but these days YACHTs Jona Bechtolt works alone. Last years I Believe In You. Your Magic is Real was an absurdly new-agey and tinny rap-radio pastichea fact that hasnt prevented him from touring nonstop since it came out. In concert, he makes up for the often uneven songs with a marathon multimedia live show: PowerPoint presentations, back flips, relentless audience participation. At Studio B, hell be joined by local pop-punk oddballs Parts & Labor, perhaps the only band in the history of music to lose their drummeroccasional Voice contributor Christopher Weingartento the extremely dubious siren song of rock criticism. His replacement cant write as well, but the band bashes on nonetheless.
Wed., April 16, 8 p.m., 2008