Reviewer: Alex Spalding
Awhile ago, I returned from a trip to San Diego, where I spent maybe 2 or 3 days sleeping on a bedroll at YIKIS’s own Adrian, aka Caffeinate’s, abode in Escondido, sun sick and broken down from a 25-hour drive without sleep, completely delirious, and probably pretty beardly. Fast forward a couple months later, and here I am, reviewing a new piece of abstract electronic stuff that he sent me! Life is a peculiar thing, sometimes. It’s like everything’s connected.
So, what’s ‘Peabody’ sound like? Tufts of clouds on a lunar surface, bellish strings or strung out bells arpeggiating, big beat drums loud in the mix, it’s a really strange sounding thing, but really cool, and alien. Could be longer, should be longer, and receive more flesh in the mix, but otherwise… it strikes, intrigues, and fades before 3 minutes.
You could hear this for yourself if you want. I’m actually posting a link this time, right below the last sentence. Just some new thing I’m trying out. Here ya go: