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Slip

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Slip

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
Producers:
Polydor
genre:
Rock

We gave it a B

Quicksand is an octave-jumping, semihardcore band from New York City. Its singer, Walter Schreifels, has a fetching Kurt Cobain-like catch in his bellow that makes earnestly uttered Quicksand demands like ”Speak your mind!” sound desperately important on Slip. Quicksand is derivative, but at least its operative influences — Helmet and Fugazi — are highly agreeable ones. B