No River frontman Cody Swinkels made his way over to the Fast Forward Weekly offices to hand deliver this brand new cassette, and I’m glad he did. Swamp Days has no track listing and practically no other information either, but it sounds looser and more raw than previous No River releases. Likely self-recorded, the lo-fi nature of the cassette gives the band a little more edge, while the jammed out nature of the songs themselves demonstrate a looseness that recalls Neil Young and Crazy Horse’s longer passages. It’s less straightforward country, and more city-cruising country-tinged rock ’n’ roll with bizarre edits, creeping organs and backmasked guitars. Some of the songs could definitely benefit from editing as the run time gets a little long, but if this is the direction that No River is heading, expect good things.