Holly Herndon balances music with academia. The doctoral student at the Stanford Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics incorporates digital creations in both her glitchy musical compositions and her schoolwork. Her sophomore album and 4AD debut, Platform, melds computer noises such as humming and fan whirs into a soundscape that feels more rooted in modernity than most laptop artists. In a crammed genre, Herndon’s experimental electronic feels, well, smarter.– Abby Johnston
Food Truck Tuesday on the Terrace welcomes local fiddle groovers Gumbo Ce Soir and Louisiana openers Oeuval, Cajun/Creole specialists.