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Slint: Spiderland

Jamie Atkins, Record Collector, April 2014

UPON THE MARCH 1991 release of their second album, Spiderland, Louisville's Slint were officially no more. The four-day session that produced one of the most influential rock albums of the last 25 years proved to be the straw that broke this fragile camel's back, and the band had gone their separate ways.

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