Night of a thousand noisemakers! Well, more like three. But to experience the weird grace, grainy imagery, and page-turning tumult of Chicago operators Psychic Steel (a/k/a Seth Sher of Coughs and Oakeater), Fielded (Lindsay Anne Powell), and Lichens (solo project of 90 Day Men’s Robert Lowe) is to know music that is looped, molded, distorted, and otherwise conjured from the brains, arms, and legs of folks who spend a lot of time considering how to fill the negative spaces in our universe with something more tactile than darkness. Get there early to see Lowe summon an orchestra of changelings from the humus. It’s a gripper.
Mon., Aug. 23, 9 p.m., 2010