The core of Passenger Peru is the duo of Justin Stivers (formerly of The Antlers) and multi-instrumentalist Justin Gonzales. Growing out of the Stivers-led Pet Ghost Project, the duo fleshes out their live act with a drummer and keyboardist, offering a creative take on artful pop and experimental rock, eliciting comparisons to the likes of Yo La Tengo, Arcade Fire, and Animal Collective. For this episode of BTR Hear & There, we caught up with the band in a backyard in Astoria, Queens, for a unique take on their song, “Weak Numbers.”
Featured song: “Weak Numbers”
Passenger Peru’s self-titled album is available now on Bandcamp.
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