Prequel/ Olive BoyReptaliens
Named in reverence for their interests in cult mentality, transhumanism, and conspiracy theories, Reptaliens quickly evolved from a bedroom-recording project to a full-fledged band that explores fringe pop culture through analog synthesizers, electric guitars, melodic bass lines, and Bambiâ€™s lulling vocals. Inspired by science fiction writers like Philip K. Dick and FM-2030 and music ranging from Paul McCartney and Wings to African artists Francis Bebey and Nahawa Doumbia, the band creates lo-fi chameleonic dreamscapes that fall sonically and visiually somewhere between abstract expressionism and surrealism.
As long time, active participants in the Portland music scene, Bambi and Cole call on a number of talented musicians for Reptaliensâ€™ recordings and live performances, including Julian Kowalski (guitar), Bryson Hansen (synth), and Tyler Vergian (drums). The band enraptures audiences with their sincere and theatrical performances.