Last night: Kishi Bashi Takes More Chances Than Guster

Much of Guster's appeal is that they come off as nice guys who make deeply satisfying music. The "good guys" of alt-rock weren't interested in what's cool or revolutionary, or in following the pristine persona of the major label band they're expected to be. Last night, Guster eschewed smoke-and-mirrors for a solid glass windowpane that highlighted their sincerity and likability, but that translated to tame rock music.