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BLAME CANADA—Like a prog-rock orgy of Grand Guginol rock and psychedelic whatthefuck, the live shows of Of Montreal are an experience not to be missed. The music's great, the visuals are great, and hey, look at that, are those drugs? Take them! EH
w/Deerhoof, Kishi Bashi; Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W Burnside, 9 pm, $15, all ages

MAGIC GNOMES—Cleveland's husband-wife duo Mr. Gnome are a force. Blending a love of creepy surrealism with metal chops, they meld crushing, soaring beauty with towering walls of dark, hard rock. That tends to be a solid combination in general, but when it's produced with a convincing grit like theirs, it's downright celestial. MS
w/Pt. Juncture WA, Sun Angle; Doug Fir, 830 E Burnside, 9 pm, $8