Aalcho / Sugar
Album: Sugar   Collection:General
Artist:Aalcho   Added:Feb 2003

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2003-04-28 Pull Date: 2003-06-30 Charts: Electronic
Week Ending: Jun 29 Jun 22 May 18 May 11
Airplays: 2 1 1 3

Recent Airplay
1. Jun 25, 2003: Bite and Hide
I'll Go, Groovy Fruit
4. May 09, 2003: The Digital/Analog War
I Oughta Know
2. Jun 19, 2003: Interim Sneak Attack Takeover
Mr. Monster
5. May 08, 2003: An Epiphany Of Sound
Send It in a Letter, Thinking About U
3. May 14, 2003: the discovery channel
I Oughta Know

Album Review
Reviewed 2003-04-21
even though their name sounds like sneezing (aalacho! bless you), this group manages to self-release an album of decent and interesting tracks, mostly electronic and downtempo. the tracks i like best are #1, #4, #5, #6, #11 but too bad some of these are not exactly FCC-friendly.

1. trip-hop with spacey female vocals and an interestingly jittery feel. mysterious and moody. FCC: i think she says 'fucking' somewhere around 3:30 - too bad.
2. a little chaotic. a little abstract. a little repetitious.
3. minimal beat and raspy, near-whispered vocals.
4. faster, almost latin-jazzy beat and crazy rounds of spoken female vocals. FCC? i think she says "asshole" a few times.
5. drawn-out waves of distorted guitar(?) and a slow stompy beat. cool.
6. this could be track 5 movement 2. another stompy one but with female vocals this time. still pretty cool.
7. almost techno with weird robotic/video game noises and assorted weird samples. a little cheesy but kind of fun.
8. sounds a little like electronic music from the 80s. retro!
9. sensitive-boy vocals, strummy guitar. a little out of place on this album even with the random sonar bleeps.
10. back to the slow downtempo beat. with a heavier emphasis on the fem vocals here.
11. definitely not downtempo. the most techno sounding track on the whole album. play me at a rave! (it's a remix of #3)

Track Listing
1. I'll Go   6. Send It in a Letter
2. Sugar   7. Thinking About U
3. Satellite   8. Groovy Fruit
4. Mr. Monster   9. In Your Hands
5. I Oughta Know   10. Sara
  11. Satellite (Evolved Mix)