If you dont like what Kayo Dot are playing, just plug your ears and wait a minute: the experimental soundscape artists will go from a Goblin-like horror movie motif to a crushing metal riff to a free-jazz freak out at the drop of a dime. As such, seeing the quintetwhich features unusual instrumentation like viola and synth bass and boasts three members who could pick up a clarinet at any given momentcan be either one of the most mind-blowing concert experiences around or just plain irritable, depending on the mood of the band. With Ergo and So Is the Tongue.
Wed., Oct. 5, 8:30 p.m., 2011
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