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Snowden’s mastermind and songwriter, Jordan Jeffares, crafted the long-awaited followup to the critically-acclaimed debut LP, Anti-Anti, through touring and moving the project’s home base multiple times, ultimately landing in Austin, TX. No One In Control demonstrates how the band’s sound changed in these years, abandoning some of its early dance party vibe for a more developed, mature stance, producing sounds perhaps more appropriate for solitary enjoyment via headphones than on a dancefloor full of sweaty hipsters, thus carving out a niche beyond its initial influences.
Hey Anna is a band with a distinct advantage over most: their core members have been playing music together their whole lives. The Rauch-Sasseen sisters (Anna, Erin, and Katie) hail from New Jersey and swap lead vocals and instruments in the band, which is rounded out with drums and lead guitar from two long-time best friends. The result is a mixture of gentle vocal harmonies, solid pop jams, and alt-rock hooks.

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