Unexpected cross-genre collaborations can result in both head-banging brilliance (take Skrillex and A$AP Rocky’s “Wild for the Night” or Public Enemy and Anthrax’s “Bring the Noise,” for instance) and head-shaking disappointment (surely you’ve by now heard Brad Paisley and LL Cool J’s “Accidental Racist”). Expect a little bit of each tonight, when a roster of musicians including ?uestlove, Kim Gordon, Andrew Bird, Andrew W.K., Julia Holter, Vijay Iyer, and DJ Spinna takes over the Brooklyn Masonic Temple, mashing together rock, rap, noise, jazz, folk, and who knows what else, one duet at a time.

Wed., May 1, 8 p.m., 2013

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