Brooklyn is always pumpin out good music. And this band is no exception. Here’s something that’s pretty unique: the songwriter for the group went to Yale and wrote their album in as short as six weeks.

San Fermin is not an album of singles but rather a sweeping, full-bodied listen with multiple distinct peaks and ambitious thematic connections. Ludwig-Leone composed all of the album’s arrangements and lyrics in full prior to collaborating and recording, noting that “writing for a large group of unknown musicians infused the writing process with a kind of operatic scope.” (via

Take a listen:

Connect with San Fermin (pronounced SAN fur-MEEN) on the web, facebook and twitter. Check out their tour schedule to see if they are coming near you. Photo property of San Fermin.

What’s #FridayFinds? Every Friday, I post new albums from artists we all love, or new artists that maybe we don’t know yet. Expand your music library and maybe even learn more about the artists that you live in the city you’re from.

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