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Sloth (US) : Squirrel Apartment

Sloth like squirrels, but that's not so weird.

This is the final release in the "series" of CDr's which Sloth released between 2004 and 2006. It's clearly the least weird of them, but it's the increased diversity that make the stranger tracks remain in the same vein. Here you'll find everything from punk to drone/doom, with different kinds of core inbetween. This variation might be due to that there are more artists involved than the two musicians (ubersloth and neecie) usually found on these CDr's.

The tracks are longer than usual, averaging around one minute in length when you don't count the five minute long drone track (track 3). This gives them time to either scream "Friday night monster madness!" fourteen times, sing a nice little song about a cruising catfish "who wants to get stuff, done!", about creating songs ("we've thrown this together, with drums and a guitar"), or simply about something that tickles. Whichever tickles your fancy, it's all made with as high musicianship quality as you get from Sloth, making it one of their best releases thus far.

Like the other CDrs, 'Squirrel Apartment' is really hard to come by, which is a real shame. It's one of the definite must-haves for any Sloth fan. Also, since the punk/hardcore tracks keep a really high standard, it might even be of interest to fans of that genre. However, since it seem to have been released in very few numbers, I'd expect it to be really expensive even if you manage to find someone who's willing to sell it.

Reviewer's rating: Unrated


Tracklist :
1. [untitled] 2. [untitled] 3. [untitled] 4. [untitled] 5. [untitled] 6. [untitled] 7. [untitled] 8. [untitled] 9. [untitled] 10. [untitled] 11. [untitled] 12. [untitled] 13. [untitled] 14. [untitled] 15. [untitled] 16. [untitled] 17. [untitled] 18. [untitled]

Duration : Approx. 29 minutes.

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Reviewed on 2010-11-10 by Arnstein H. Pettersen
Forever Autumn
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