Glasgow's Chvrches are a 2013 buzz bands that actually deserves the hype: Earning an opening spot for Passion Pit in 2012 and thereby drawing that obvious comparison, vocalist Lauren Mayberry actually adopts a decidedly different vocal tone from Pit’s Michael Angelakos. Using the same synth-heavy pop stylizations, Chvrches never crescendo into fits and starts, but instead create electronic slow burners that endlessly smolder.
Sun., Sept. 22, 7 p.m., 2013
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