This English electro-pop guy was in town last month as the opening act on Robyn and Kelis's "All Hearts" tour, but Black's well worth checking out on his own: His Internet pseudo-hit "HYPNTZ" makes crafty use of the beat from Rihanna's "Umbrella" and the verses from Biggie's "Hypnotize," and his new single "Alone" percolates like prime Talking Heads. With Class Actress and the Dance Party.
Thu., Sept. 9, 8 p.m., 2010
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