In jazz, each musician gets a chance to show off his stuff. The player takes a turn soloing, and all eyes are on him. The Globes are one of the rare indie bands that share that sentiment. Even though they aren't usually playing solos, the Seattle-based Globes let each other shine. Our ears are drawn from a minimalist rim click on the drums to a moody, video game-esque keyboard backed by a dark cowbell, then on to a melodic surf guitar.

In jazz, each musician gets a chance to show off his stuff. The player takes a turn soloing, and all eyes are on him. The Globes are one of the rare indie bands that share that sentiment. Even though they aren't usually playing solos, the Seattle-based Globes let each other shine. Our ears are drawn from a minimalist rim click on the drums to a moody, video game-esque keyboard backed by a dark cowbell, then on to a melodic surf guitar.

The most recent band signed to Barsuk, home of Death Cab for Cutie and Ra Ra Riot, has matured away from the Northwest indie sound and developed an unusual versatility, leaving a listener wondering if it's the same band from song to song. If you're looking for an enlightening musical experience, The Globes and Tuesday's headliner, math rock band Maps & Atlases, will help you find your way.