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Nomo, Jan. 27, Neurolux


It's going to be a body-shaking revolution with Ann Arbor, Mich.-based "post Afro-beat dance explosion" band NOMO.

The band's world-music sound comes from a bounty of instrumentation, including saxophones (plural), kalimba, guitar, drums and trumpet with spacey blips and bloops interspersed among the rich tones and beats so tight they don't seem manmade. The African funk with a jazzy attitude lends the music an organic feel as layers are built up, removed and added back in what seems like a crazy game of Jenga.

It's easy to get down with NOMO's music, riding along on trippy trumpet or stuttering through the electronic dots and dashes while a deep bass and pristine percussion help feet move in tandem. It's also possible to completely let go and feel the pull of the Afro-pop rhythms take over. Either way, it's impossible not to dance.

Wednesday, Jan. 27, with DJ Noah Hyde spinning soul/funk, 8 p.m., $8 adv., $10 door. Neurolux, 111 N. 11th St.,