For over 10 years, the Slip have chased a sound that refuses to settle
, their recent breakout record, is experimental and sentimental, with tightly wound hooks snagging on intricate, intimate compositions
. Hopelessly caught up in the process of self-discovery, the East Coast trio stretches the indie-rock form to its most eloquent and introspective. Generation Whatever might be the most narcissistic of all time
, but, judging by the music it makes, it's also the most talented. With Holy Fuck and Bronze Fawn. (Crocodile, 2200 Second Ave, 441-5611. 9 pm, $15, 21+.