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Sloth (US) : Day To Day

Sproing + clunk + stupid noise = awesome, but not Doom.

'Day To Day' is the last Sloth release in the year of 2005, a year that saw no less than seven Sloth releases. Like the predecessor, 'Toil And Fritter', this doesn't come with an actual cover. Instead it comes in a slip case with an A4 sheet of paper as an inlay. In addition to a declaration of authenticity the sheet contains the childish drawings of - is that hamsters? Guinea pigs? Striped fish? Can't really tell, but they are quite happy.

While the music isn't always as happy as the... uhm, things on the "inlay", it's got a somewhat light and bouncy feel to it. It has the same kind of silly sludgecore and noise which they played on their previous CDr. It's got a whole range of sproingy noises, clonks and hilarious lyrics that range from the nommi-nommi-nommi of MILF's ("That's where you'll find me jerking off. MIIIIILF!"), to hobbies ("I like to watch refrigerator magnets"), to good morals ("being mean is dumb"). It's perhaps the best example that Sloth doesn't create insane music. It seems more likely to me that it makes it's listeners mentally retarded for a while. At least it sorts out those of us who have bad enough humor to actually find it funny. (I did!)

As I've repeated so many times, this is a collectors item. Even though I don't know how many were made, I know that it's still too rare, and thus get too high auction values, to be of interest to anyone but a collector. However, if you were to get your hands on it cheaply and enjoy weird underground stuff or primordial comedy, then get hold of it. At least I consider it to contain yet another trait in common with it's predecessor: It's one of the best things Sloth ever made.

Reviewer's rating: Unrated


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Duration : Approx. 22 minutes.

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Reviewed on 2010-11-08 by Arnstein H°ymo Pettersen
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