Winnetka-raised Young Jesus drummer Peter Martin branches out on his own with awesomely catchy electro-pop.

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.

Watch Matt on “You & Me This Morning,” Friday at 6:55 a.m. on WCIU, the U

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