No One In Control - SERPENTS & SNAKES
FILTER Grade: 78%
By Adam Valeiras on May 30, 2013
Snowden’s 2010 Slow Soft Syrup EP offered consistent evidence of sole composer Jordan Jeffares’ intuitive talent at crafting delicate and steadily progressing build-ups that manage to retain an intimate personality through vocals and effective minimalism. No One In Control includes that EP’s five songs, but introduces six additional with a heavy load of synth-infused instrumentation and backnoise. While a common and probably inevitable occurrence, some fans may find the stark and solid sincerity of Snowden’s bedroom origins sadly absent.