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Slackers, The / Slackers, The
Album:Slackers, The Collection:Reggae
Artist:Slackers, The Added:02/2016
Label:Hellcat Records 

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Add Date:2016-02-21 Pull Date:2016-04-24 Charts:
Week Ending:24 Apr10 Apr3 Apr27 Mar20 Mar13 Mar6 Mar28 Feb
Airplays:32222221

Recent Airplay
1.Sat, 14 Jul 18:DJ McGriddle & Kray Bae Bae
Road Trip
4.Thu, 22 Jun 17:Kray Bae Bae
The Road Trip
2.Sat, 09 Jun 18:DJ McGriddle & Kray Bae Bae
Road Trip
5.Tue, 23 May 17:PineCone
Sonic Slop
3.Sat, 06 Jan 18:DJ McGriddle & Kray Bae Bae
Road Trip
6.Thu, 18 May 17:DJ McGriddle & Kray Bae Bae
Road Trip

Album Review
DJ McGriddle
Reviewed 2016-02-16 
SKA/ROCKSTEADY/RAGGAE Self-titled release from a veteran NYC band with an incredibly distinct sound. Elements of low-fi, playful horn section, plenty of skill. Harkens back to the sixties in vocals and recording. Very danceable. FCC’s on 6, 7.

1. *** Upbeat. Bit of a swing dance feel. I found myself singing along. Ends w/ snoring sample.
2. *** Groovy with a creepy edge.
3. *** Rocksteady. Driving rhythm. Slows down to a march in the end.
4. *** Reggae. Quick-pick guitar, sax soloing.
5. *** Slow, jazzy, piano.
6. *** FCC “cunt” Bit of a badass tone, especially the biting bass line.
7. ** FCC “shit” more straight 60’s beach music.
8. ** Slower. Whoa, this is straight up 60’s beach music.
9. **** Low key. More acoustic. Reverse speech parts. Messing with sampling and reverb and other production elements. Lots of strangeness throughout. Wow.
10. * Tambourine, beachy, okay.
11. *** Lyrics are weird, straighter beat. Very groovy.
12. *** Chill, jammy, floating drums, great organ part. Think more of The Band.
13. * Strange, lot of echo, more spacey version of # 2.

Track Listing
1.By The Time I Get To Sleep 7.Pockets Of A Rich Man
2.The Boss 8.Run Till We Can't Outrun
3.Go Go Go! 9.Things I Can't Forget
4.Working Overtime 10.Truth Comes Knocking
5.Spin I'm In 11.Chewing On A Face
6.I Want To Be Your Girl 12.Spaceman 3104
 13.The Boss (Alternative Mix)