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Chris Alfaro — whom you’ll know under his nom de producer, Free the Robots — is one of the most versatile and idiosyncratic beatmakers ever to have passed through the Low End Theory Academy of Instrumental Virtuosity, disassembling and repurposing everything from krautrock to world psychedelia to outré Euro disco and that prime-period Warp Records electronica into his own intricate works of art. (Check the still-vital Ctrl Alt Delete for ample examples.) His most recent release was last summer’s Two Snakes EP, which put increased grease in the beats for three animated-but-sophisticated originals and three more unpredictable remixes. If his work is under the radar, that’s only because it’s so high-tech. He plays Low End Theory tonight with fellow crushers J. Rocc (last spotted cranking out a viciously acidic BBNG remix) and House Shoes.

Wed., Feb. 4, 9:30 p.m., 2015
(Expired: 02/04/15)