WXPN’s Helen Leicht has named him Best New Artist, and KCRW’s Chris Douridas has featured him at School Night. Jacob Snider’s debut record, CARRIER, featuring Armand Hirsch (Julian Lage) and produced by Tony Berg (Blake Mills, Lucius), was released in 2015. Jesca Hoop sings on the record’s final song, and strings were composed and performed by Rob Moose (Sufjan Stevens, Bon Iver). Snider has performed at South by Southwest, The Philadelphia Folk Festival, and Irving Plaza in New York City where he attended Columbia University, studying Music and American Studies. He has shared stages with The Civil Wars, Matisyahu, Parachute, Livingston Taylor, Mike Brun, Shaina Taub, Shawn Colvin, Kate Davis, Alan Hampton, and RJD2.
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