A one-off collaboration between three influential but otherwise unconnected space/drone artists, Sleep at the Bottom was written and recorded in one day in the midst of Low's 1998 European tour. The title track is a subtle, dreamy groove -- imagine a Cocteau Twins quiet storm R&B record. A departure for all of the artists, Sleep at the Bottom's dub-inspired bassline and soft, sultry guitar slide around underneath Alan and Mimi of Low's gorgeous falsetto harmony vocals. The B-side is left entirely to Transient Waves, who conjure up a pleasant ambient guitar landscape that eventually clicks and clacks its way into oblivion.
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AllMusic Review by Bryan Carroll