This baby-faced Norwegian’s new self-titled disc isn’t quite as delightful as 2009’s Heartbeat Radio. That said, it’s still pretty damn delightful: Even minus the orchestral-pop ear candy he offered up last time, Lerche finds no shortage of ways to sweeten the rudiments of verse-chorus tunecraft. With Nightlands and Kishi Bashi.
Sat., June 4, 8 p.m., 2011
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on May 25, 2011