Halica: Bliss Out v.11

Sweet Trip - Halica: Bliss Out v.11
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Fish - 4/5
Pulse - 3/5
Follow Me - 3/5
Come to Me - 5/5 ❤
Starlife - 4/5
Traces - 5/5 ❤
Jelly Charm - 4/5
I find myself drawn further into this project than any other trip from the duo. The atmosphere here is thick as a brick but without all the weight and crassness of such an object. The instrumentals consist of sampled breakbeat/downtempo drums against gorgeous layers of vocals, guitars, keys, and pads wholly immersed in reverb (this is a very wet LP). It invokes a similar mindset as those turn-of-the-millennium atmospheric jungle mixes, without the drilling of course.
for me, sweet trip has an album for my every mood, it's not hard to figure out what this one is.

everyone has to start somewhere, sweet trip started with halica. it's certainly dreamy for sweet trip, songs like fish and jelly charm really changed how i viewed this album, it feels really inconsistent because of them, but it ends up wrapping up perfectly, something sweet trip is used to. the standard set by those tracks weren't met with others. i felt like i was listening to fishmans for a ... read more
this album is the genesis. the formation of it all. the wild and cold grey wastelands of the start of the earth.
While it doesn't really stand out in Sweet Trips discography, I think the ambient direction they go in is actually quite cool. The way they blend ambient music with lush elements of dream pop make it sound really soft and appealing to listen to. I don't think it's a incredible album but it's a really great album to relax to. Favorite tracks are Fish and Come to Me.
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Added on: May 5, 2015