Deerhunter The ambient punk four-piece from Atlanta took two years to release its fourth full-length, but the album's been stirring up critical and fan adulation since it debuted in September. Expect to hear charismatic beanpole frontman Bradford Cox sing woozy blog-hits such as "Helicopter," "Primitive 3D" and "Revival." High Places and Casino versus Japan open. The Music Box, 6126 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. 9 p.m. $20. (213) 746-4674. themusicbox.la/.
DJ Shadow The producer savant made his name in avant-garde turntable wizardry as focused on the head as it is the hips, but he has returned to his hip-hop roots in recent years. Catch him amid his first North American solo tour in three years, which will include a bewitching smorgasbord of visual and auditory stimulus. House of Blues Anaheim, 1530 S. Disneyland Drive, Anaheim. 8 p.m. $30. http://www.houseofblues.com/venues/clubvenues/anaheim/.
Peter Rose Join the film and video maker to watch and discuss a selection of his more than 30 pieces of work during a special REDCAT engagement called "Spectacle of Light." Rose draws on his background in mathematics and his deep interest in language to create works that examine the nature of space and time, among other things. Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater, 631 W. 2nd St., L.A. 8:30 p.m. $9. (213) 237-2800, http://www.redcat.org.
Bill Plympton The independently spirited illustrator stops by the Cinefamily for the first time as part of the Jerry Beck's Animation Tuesdays series. Plympton will introduce a few of his classic shorts as well as discuss feature-length works in progress and an upcoming collaboration with Kanye West. The Cinefamily, 611 Fairfax Ave., L.A. 8 p.m. $12. (323) 655-2510. http://www.cinefamily.org.