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The 22-year-old EDM wunderkind and Skrillex protégé sounds eager to grow up on his just-released debut album, Worlds, mostly eschewing uptempo BPMs and vertiginous bass drops in favor of pretty, Passion Pit–like synth-pop. In a similar vein, Robinson has promised a “more sensitive experience” on this headlining tour, for which he'll be operating samplers and MIDI controllers and even doing some live vocals, rather than delivering a more conventional DJ set. Still, the tour press release trumpets “480 streamer tubes, 1,600 pounds of confetti and 15 50-pound tanks of CO2,” so it's not like he's turning his back on his rave roots. New anthems such as the killer J-pop–meets–Daft Punk “Flicker,” alongside older bangers “Language” and “Say My Name,” should give Robinson and his fans plenty of confetti-worthy moments.

Sat., Sept. 13, 9 p.m., 2014
(Expired: 09/13/14)

LA Weekly