Much like Jamie Lidell, James Pants injects his dance floor burners with a hefty dose of bumping white soul. While he might not necessarily fit alongside Stones Throw labelmates like Madlib, Pants' freeform electro funk shares a similar forward-thinking platform as occasional collaborator Peanut Butter Wolf. EAC

w/DJ Tan't, Erik Beats; Rotture, 315 SE 3rd, 9 pm, $5