Snakadaktal / Sleep in the Water

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Rating: B+      Dwnld: Isolate, Too Soon

Snakadaktal burst onto the scene earlier this year with hit singles like Chimera,  Air and my personal fave Dance Bear. This is the debut LP from the lads down under, and I pretty sure this will be in my top 15 releases at the end of the year. They seem to explore more emotions here than most bands do in their entire careers. Continue reading

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Faux Pas/ Eloisa, To The Moon

Rating: A-       Dwnld: Stolen Strings, Kids in the Park

Debut LP’s are always hard to distinguish as you don’t really have any other examples to fall back on . Faux Pas, hailing from the underrated music scene in St. Louis, flex their obvious  influences in the likes of Fleet Foxes, Horse Feathers and She&Him like a white flag being waved in a unforgiving war. Continue reading