AOTY 2018
Snail Mail - Habit
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Based on 1 review
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Based on 42 ratings
2016 Ratings: #199
July 12, 2016 / Release Date
EP / Format
Indie Rock, Lo-Fi / Genres
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It's solid. This is a pretty good "mood" EP. What I mean by that is the whole EP has a consistent mood. This set of tracks has an bummed-out feeling to it. This EP shines in it's lyrics which deal with being unsure with yourself, feeling depressed, and isolation, which I could feel and relate to. I would listen to this again if I feel the mood, but I'd just prefer a project with more variety in sound; but for what this is, it's good!
(edit: not too big a fan of this EP's sound ... read more
Snail Mail (aka Lindsay Jordan) is riding a borderline ridiculous amount of hype heading into her debut album. But while this breeds rightful skepticism, excitement over Jordan’s music is pretty justified, especially given her excellent debut EP “Habit.” The most immediately noticeable ingredient of “Habit” is Jordan’s phenomenal guitar work, which is hooky and complex and incredibly textured. Snail Mail would make my shortlist of bands to point to when ... read more
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Thinning is pretty stupendous. I like that song very much.
Slug is second best.
The others are mostly good to just okay.
Raw youth. This ep shows a lot of potential.
Good on lazy autumn days.
This EP shows Lindsey Jordan’s pure talent but not much else. The then 16 year old virtuouso was growing into her strengths and it shows. Lots of promise
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#33/Bandcamp Daily

Track List

  1. Thinning
  2. Habit
  3. Static Buzz
  4. Dirt
  5. Slug
  6. Stick
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Added on: December 11, 2016