Local artist to know: 90 Pounds of Pete

September 03, 2013|By Matt Pais | RedEye music editor

Some songs and artists just don't need a lot of description.

Watch/listen to the above video for "Promiseland" and see why I'm excited about 90 Pounds of Pete, the solo indie pop project from Winnetka-raised Young Jesus drummer Peter Martin, 21, who's currently a senior at Loyola University New Orleans. And just between you and me: I've heard several more of his upcoming tracks, and they're great too.

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