Ellen Allien celebrates the 10th anniversary of her label, Bpitch Control, with a North American tour. Her Sascha Ring-produced work has loped from electro to mellow electronica, with 2008s SOOLalbum all the more abstract; tonights set should sport a harder techno edge. Why Gui Boratto would want to evoke Top Gun and Berlin with the title of his new Kompakt album is a mystery, but the Brazilian ad mans latest batch of melodic minimalism, Take My Breath Away, does recall a more experimental and occasionally darker European new wave. With Thomas Mueller and residents JDH and Dave P.
Fri., March 27, 10 p.m., 2009