Snowden’s self-titled EP is awash with ’80s style synths and echoing lyrics reminiscent of The Cure or Joy Division. Also mixed in is a considerable Radiohead influence. But, if an artist wearing their influences on their sleeve is something that you can easily overlook, Snowden’s debut EP does not disappoint. Snowden is more than mediocrity riding a wave of current rock fashions. Jordan Jeffares’ songs reveal themselves slowly, but patience is rewarded with some impressive songwriting drenched in melancholy. Repeated listens yield an onslaught of intricately laced guitars and keyboards that drive like a heavy rain behind Jeffares’ lyrics.