So far Michael Benjamin Lerner has had an enviable career arc in the indie-rock world. On Dormarion, his third album recording as one-man band Telekinesis, Lerner showcases myriad ways to make melancholy in his personal life sound sweetly alluring, be it the distortion-heavy balladry of "Island #4," mesmerizing mid-tempo synth-pop on "Ghosts and Creatures," or the tried-and-true power pop on which he first made his name found within "Empathetic People." With Deep Sea Diver. 18+.
Fri., May 17, 8 p.m., 2013