Saturday, September 30, 2006
SNAKES & MUSIC
ARTIST / BAND: SNAKES & MUSIC
SONG (MP3): SINKING SHIPS
FILE UNDER: folk / country / indie rock
LABEL: Universal Warning Records
INFO: Scattered about NJ and Philadelphia , Snakes and Music sound is of the folk / country / indie rock genre with strong melodies, a tight rhythm section, layered guitars and an array of piano / keyboards. Live or recorded, the Snakes maintain a dynamic that ranges from a whisper to a hollar with psychedelic keyboards and reverb guitars filling in the gaps. This band is the perfect soundtrack for a drug induced road trip from NYC to Texas. Featuring Dan O'Neill ( bass ) and Andrew Low ( vox / guitars ) of the Jazz June, Snakes and Music play a unique blend of indie rock with country and folk influences. Lead guitarist Gregg Levy whose past credits include Citron ( formed by Mike Jourgenson of Wilco ), lays down his lazy Neil Young styleslow finger melodies. Recent additions to the band include Brent Sisk on keyboards and Jonathan Nigro ( formally of TransLove Airways ) on drums. The oufit has been endlessly playing the east coast and will continue until " the candles blow out "
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