CANT

In the downtime since Grizzly Bear’s last album, 2009’s Veckatimest, the band’s bassist Chris Taylor recorded an electro-charged solo album in a bedroom under his alias of CANT. Taylor—who is originally from Seattle—wrote Dreams Come True with Twin Shadow’s George Lewis, Jr.; the songs evoke both modern-day electronica, with its heavy synths and programmed percussion, and old-school soul, with its slow-jam melodies and Taylor’s debonair vocals. Standouts like the album’s thrumming opener, “Too Late Too Far,” and the creamy-smooth “Believe” reflect Taylor’s further talent as a producer (he produced Twin Shadow’s Forget)—Dreams Come True sounds squeaky clean and impeccably sharp. With Mirror Mirror, Blood Orange. ERIN K. THOMPSON

Mon., Oct. 3, 8 p.m., 2011

 
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