CALIFONE On “Stitches,” the band’s new album, Califone mastermind Tim Rutili took something of a back-to-basics approach. He reeled in the theatrics that have marked Califone’s previous work and left these new songs raw, open to interpretation. Sept. 20, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $20, $16 for students, seniors, and members. Museum of Fine Arts. 800-440-6975, www.mfa.org/programs
WASHED OUT Chillwave, a subgenre of electronic music that reared its sleepy head a few years ago, had such a funny ring to it. It implied that all its purveyors were blissed out and adrift. But as Washed Out, Ernest Greene gave the movement some of its most gripping and defining moments, and he subtly expands his reach on the new “Paracosm.” Sept. 20, 8 p.m. Tickets: $22. Wilbur Theatre. 800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.