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Lip Talk Translates the Chaos of City Life into Visceral, Boundary-Breaking Pop

Lip Talk

Photo by Jackie Lee Young

When Sarah Pedinotti was studying contemporary composition and production at the Berklee School of Music a decade ago, her professor gave the class a bizarre assignment: listen to AC/DC’s bluesy “Moneytalks” and draw, on paper, what you see. “I drew this elaborate spectrum where everything was placed,” she recalls excitedly, on a gray afternoon in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The experience was unexpected for Pedinotti, and went on to play a significant role on D A Y S, Pedinotti’s fully-formed debut as Lip Talk, which utilizes a highly imaginative and vivid sense of space to recreate both the chaos and the beauty of New York City. While its daring, curveball arrangements make it a natural fit for the adventurous Northern Spy Records, it also unabashedly explores pop music, offsetting its knotty construction with deft, hooky choruses.

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This Week’s Essential Releases: Hardcore Punk, Glitch Pop, Indie Rock and More

7 essentials

Welcome to Seven Essential Releases, our weekly roundup of the best music on Bandcamp. Each week, we’ll recommend six new albums that were released between last Friday and this Friday, plus pick an older LP from the stacks that you may have missed.

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