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Lindsey Jordan is on the brink of something huge, and shes only just graduatedhigh school. Her voice rises and falls with electricity throughout Lush, her debutalbum as Snail Mail, spinning with bold excitement and new beginnings at everyturn.Is there any better feeling than coming clean? sings the eighteen-year- oldguitarist and songwriter halfway through the sprawling anthem that is Pristine,the albums first single. You cant help but agree with her. Its a hook thatimmediately sticks in your headand a question she seems to be grappling withthroughout the records 10-songs of crystalline guitar pop.Throughout Lush, Jordans clear and powerful voice, acute sense of pacing, andrazor-sharp writing cut through the chaos and messiness of growing up: thepassing trends, the awkward house parties, the sick-to- your-stomach crushesand the heart wrenching breakups. Jordans most masterful skill is in craftingtension, working with muted melodrama that builds and never quite breaks,stretching out over moody rockers and soft-burning hooks, making for visceralslow-releases that stick under the skin.Lush feels at times like an emotional rollercoaster, only fitting for Jordansexplosive, dynamic personality. Growing up in Baltimore suburb Ellicot City,Jordan began her classical guitar training at age five, and a decade later wroteher first audacious songs as Snail Mail. Around that time, Jordan startedfrequenting local shows in Baltimore, where she formed close friendships withinthe local scene, the impetus for her to form a band. By the time she was sixteen,she had already released her debut EP, Habit, on local punk label Sister PolygonRecords.In the time thats elapsed since Habit, Jordan has graduated high school, touredthe country, opened for the likes of Girlpool and Waxahatchee as well as sellingout her own headline shows, and participated in a round-table discussion for theNew York Times about women in punk -- giving her time to reflect and refine hersongwriting process by using
  • Start:June 12, 2018
  • End:June 12, 2018
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  • Where:Black Cat, 1811 Fourteenth Street, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20009
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