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Helvetia / Dromomania
Album:Dromomania Collection:General
Artist:Helvetia Added:02/2016
Label:Joyful Noise 

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Add Date:2016-03-20 Pull Date:2016-05-22 
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Album Review
Zoë
Reviewed 2016-03-20 
Helvetia is Jason Albertini from Built to Spill, this is their 9th record. Honestly, I have been listening to it in my car for weeks and I love it so much, one of the best things I have heard in a while. RIYL: Built To Spill, Pinback, Sebadoh, Dungen…etc

Favorites: 1, 3, 5, 6, 11 (and all of the others.)
FCCs: Track 7 and Track 8

1. (2:25) Bermuda - Lazy, easy, mid-tempo, great melody.
2. (2:59) The Rubber Maids - Fuzzy all the way through, super cool mix of rhythms and layers.
3. (3:18) A Dot Running For The Dust - One of the best. More fuzz, catchy mini-melody anchor, amazing lyrics.
4. (2:35) Rebel Beans - Meandering sounds, and eventual grumblings of "rebel beans!!"
5. (2:13) Crumbs Like Saucers - Another of my favorites, this one almost reminds me of Pinback, overall great downtempo and a little eery track.
6. Shower Radio - This song is amazing, that guitar riff is stupid good, and another overall very interesting combo of instruments and killer lyrics.
7. FCC SHIT Psychomagic - LOVE this song, so bummed it has an FCC. Listen to it on your own time, it is one of the best.
8. FCC SHIT See Saw Sow - This is another Pinback sounding track, love. also can't be played though :(
9. Olaf - This is not my favorite, a little to dark and stormy for me.
10. Pink Finish - Super cool sound, very echoey, all of the fuzz.
11. Dromomania - This one is great, almost has a bit of Dungen sound to it, beautiful instrumentation, more clever lyrics, really great track.
12. Feeling The Warm Hair - More of a straight forward indie rock track, guitar, drums, not much distortion, great end to the record.

Track Listing
1.Bermuda 7.Psychomagic
2.The Rubber Maids 8.See Saw Sow
3.A Dot Running For The Dust 9.Olaf
4.Rebel Beans 10.Pink Finish
5.Crumbs Like Saucers 11.Dromomania
6.Shower Radio 12.Feeling The Warm Hair