Originally formed as impromptu jam sessions between members of assorted Albuquerque bands Snake Oil Spill's first performance was on the Albuquerque scene mid 2012. With a sound combing elements of Roots Rock, Southern blues, and dark Americana the band released their debut album" Snake Oil Spill - B&WUNO" in late 2013 to good reviews.The album was a finalist for Best Rock Album at the 2014 New Mexico Music Awards. The band was featured on KUNM's Ear to the Ground Radio program with Matthew Finch in 2014. Finch played several songs from the album described their music as 'hypnotic'.
The album is available for sale at http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/snakeoilspill
Prior to forming Snake Oil Spill, bassist Dan Wenz and singer / guitarist Jesse Korman played with rock outfit Five Minute Sin and enjoyed relative success on the scene opening for acts such as Handsome Family, Nebula, Radio Moscow, Devon Allman’s Honeytribe, Agent Orange and others.