Not many bands can make a dreamy dance track about the cycle of marriage and infidelity, but not many bands are Little Dragon. “Ritual Union,” off their third album of the same name released in 2011, may be one of their most perfect songs, but that doesn’t mean that the same triumphant feat of meshing the sad with the happy hasn’t been accomplished several times over the band’s four releases. The Swedish synthpop group have got soul oozing from beneath their bouncy beats. This type of dance music that makes your soul dance is better experienced live, though they still sound pretty great blaring through your headphones, too.
Fri., June 20, 8 p.m.; Sat., June 21, 8 p.m., 2014
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