James Blake+Active Child
Young Mr. Blake's dubstep intimacies should flourish here. Accompanied by Rob McAndrews (guitar) and Ben Assiter (drums), Blake's auto-tuned vocals and electronic effects come off as even more vulnerable in person than on his tearfully terrific tea napkin of a debut album (though it would be nice to hear more of the white noisescapes heard on Blake's EPs). Former choirboy Pat Grossi, another fragile flower of an electronic pop singer, opens.
Wed., May 11, 9 p.m., 2011
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