Shallow North Dakota is a Canadian sludge/noise rock band operating out of the Hamilton, ON area. Formed in the early 1990s, their first CD, Auto Body Crusher was released by Sonic Unyon records in 1994 under the name 'Shallow'. Subsequent reprints appear as 'Shallow North Dakota'. 'Rhinocerous Love,' a split CD/LP with Winnipeg's Kittens, was relaased by No List records in 1996. In 1997, Shallow North Dakotka's second full-length, 'This Apparatus Must Be Earthed' was released by Sonic Unyon on CD and LP.