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Fol Chen / False Alarms, The
Album:False Alarms, The Collection:General
Artist:Fol Chen Added:Mar 2013
Label:Asthmatic Kitty Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2013-04-06 Pull Date:2013-06-09 
Week Ending:Jun 2May 19May 12May 5Apr 28Apr 21Apr 14Apr 7

 Recent Airplay
1.Jul 05, 2013:Time Traveler
200 Words
4.May 17, 2013:Time Traveler
200 Words
2.May 31, 2013:FOLKTRONICA
The False Alarms
5.May 10, 2013:Time Traveler
A Tourist Town
3.May 31, 2013:Songsmith Show (Time Traveler Bonus Edition)
200 Words
6.May 03, 2013:Time Traveler
200 Words

Album Review
Reviewed 2013-04-05 
FOL CHEN: “The False Alarms” – Fun electronic elements join almost computerized female vocals. Great beats. Variety of moods, tempo.
Personal Faves: 7, 9, 3, 2, 4, 8 -- Sunshine April 2013
1) The False Alarms – Sounds like an electronic device is broken. Rapid confusion. (3:15)
2) I.O.U. – Shaking the Piggy Bank percussive touch. Bells. Beat picks up. (3:09)
3) A Tourist Town --– Sickly Chinese Restaurant vibes. (3:34)
4) Hemispheres – Almost sounds like the opening of a National Geographic special. Deliberate plodding beats. Heavy strings add unexpected element. (3:43)
5) The Fifth Season –Vocals echoing in a valley. Computerized electronic sounds like old Herbie Hancock. Then acoustic guitar?! (4:38)
6) Boys in the Woods – Chaos exudes. Cavernous monotone female vocals. Peculiar harmonies. (3:45)
FCC? 7) 200 Words – Rush Hour in the Forest. Then interesting beats with Madonna-esque rappish-style vocals melded with Petula Clark. Kind of creepy, yet cool at the same time. (6:18) (I did not hear the FCC, but CD cover eluded there may be one.)
8) You Took the Train – Wonderful percussion at start, with train-like sounds! Strange male vocals. Strings. Cool sound effects. Fast-paced.(4:03)
FCC: 9) Doubles – Cool beats at start. Female computerized rap?! Fun percussion. Almost a jump-rope rhyme. – (2:56) (CD cover says there is an FCC on this track, but I did not hear it after listening twice.)
10) This Place Is on TV – Shrill alarming noises. Footsteps? Rather creepy. Eerie feeling. (6:01)

Track Listing
1.The False Alarms 6.Boys In The Woods
2.I.O.U. 7.200 Words
3.A Tourist Town 8.You Took The Train
4.Hemispheres 9.Doubles
5.The Fifth Season 10.This Place Is On Tv