Music Praise

Peptalk is the future of exotica

Michael Carter, Angelica Negron, and Shayna Dunkelman are Peptalk

This is Peptalk and their press release says they’re part Blade Runner and part Twin Peaks and I’m like you had me at “press release.”

But seriously this is some of the most transporting stuff I’ve heard in years, literally years. Sonically it’s complete and evocative to the point that it feels three (four?) dimensional. There’s a reason for this filmic references. This is cinematic music with lush production that actually uses the staggering capabilities of 21st century recording technology to make a kind of futurist vision of Les Baxter and Martin Denny. There’s so much more to it than that but do check out it for yourself and draw your own conclusions. Really feeling “Podesta” myself: