Snõõper – “Pod” [Video]

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Snõõper — the Nashville-based DIY punk outfit — announces their debut album, Super Snõõper, out July 14th on Third Man Records, and presents the lead single/video, “Pod.” Snõõper is a band who, in a 33 ⅓ RPM world, make 45 RPM music they play at 78 RPM. They maintain super precise instrumentals and skillfully melodic vocals, even though they’re flooring it almost the entire time. Snõõper doesn’t play fast; they play at the speed of Snõõper. Formed in 2020 by vocalist/visual artist Blair Tramel and guitarist Connor Cummins, Snõõper’s initial 8-track recordings were released on DIY labels. Although not originally intended as a performance project, the duo brought these recordings to life with the additions of Cam Sarrett (drums), Happy Haugen (bass) and Ian Teeple (guitar).

Snõõper are known for their raucous live show which integrates many different artistic mediums — music, video art, puppetry, assemblages, and more — to create a unique experience for each performance. The full band made its live debut in September 2021 and has been touring the world ever since, opening for the likes of Amyl and the Sniffers, Lil Ugly Mane, Snail Mail, and more. The band’s current tour dates are listed below.

Today’s single “Pod” is high octane, with Tramel at the wheel questioning “Big shot // Big shot // I got a question // Who sees // Who sees // Society’s infection.” The accompanying video, featuring collage art and claymation, was directed and animated by Owen Summers. Of “Pod,” Tramel explains: “‘Pod’ was written over the pandemic, when people only felt comfortable being around other members of their ‘pod.’ It’s wild to think about that as a concept in hindsight. When we formed our pods, however, our anxieties began to multiply and everything felt so extreme. Our pods confirmed and echoed our worst fears. Everything felt dark and all anyone could do was blame someone else for why we all felt so bad.”

You can order the album HERE.

Snõõper Tour Dates
Fri. April 14 – Nashville, TN @ Soft Junk
Sat. April 15 – Murfreesboro, TN @ Hop Spring Brewery
Sun. April 23 – Knoxville, TN @ Mill & Mine *
Sun. May 7 – Nashville, TN @ Tennessee Brew Works
Fri. June 2 – Athens, GA @ 40 Watt
Sat. June 3 – Savannah, GA @ Dog Days Fest ^
Sun. June 4 – Atlanta, GA @ Sabbath ^
Mon. June 5 – Nashville, TN @ Soft Junk ^
Fri. June 16 – Gold Coast, AU @ Vinnies Dive Bar #
Sat. June 17 – Brisbane, AU @ The Bearded Lady #
Thu. June 22 – Wollongong, AU @ La La La’s
Fri. June 23 – Sydney, AU @ Oxford Art Factory #+
Sun. June 25 – Newcastle, AU @ Hamilton Station Hotel
Thu. June 29 – Canberra, AU @ Sideway Bar
Fri. June 30 – Melbourne, AU @ Last Chance Rock & Roll Bar
Sat. July 1 – Melbourne, AU @ Nighthawks %
Sun. July 2 – San Francisco, CA @ Mosswood Meltdown

*w/ Bikini Kill
^ w/ Prison Affair
#w/ Gee Tee
+w/ RMFC
%w/ Parsnip

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