Unobstructed View: David Bazan looks forward, looks back, takes questions. (Playing Wednesday, 17th at Exit/In.)
8-Bits None the Richer: Chiptune collective The 8-Bit Alliance joins forces with Makeup and Vanity Set and the befuddling Magic Hammer. (Playing Sunday, 14th at The End.)
On the Ones: Virtuosic duo Rodrigo y Gabriela re-write the rules on acoustic guitar. (Playing Friday, 12th at The Ryman.)
In The Spin: They Might Be Giants, Jonathan Coulton, Vetiver and more.
Plus Critics' Picks on The Vespers, Will Kimbrough, Savoir Adore, John Barlow Jarvis and more.