Future Perfect

Autolux - Future Perfect
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Based on 4 reviews
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Based on 15 ratings
November 26, 2004 / Release Date
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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
Tiny Mix Tapes
Comprised of Greg Edwards, Eugene Goreshter, and Carla Azar, Autolux is, I dare say, the best thing to come out of California since Pavement.
83
Pitchfork
Azar, Edwards, and Goreshter now emerge from their slumber, preserved and prepared, ready to scorch the earth with their afterburn.
80
Drowned in Sound

If Autolux are to be considered as part of this so-called "nu-gazing" scene, then Future Perfect clearly has it's eyes focused on the stars rather than its feet.

80
AllMusic

After tenures in overlooked '90s outfits like Ednaswap and Failure, the members of Los Angeles' Autolux joined forces. The fruits of their labor have yielded Future Perfect, an album that triumphs as it defies expectations.

alternapop
90
A favorite album from 2004 and probably a top 20 from the 2000s. It's a solid release from top to bottom. Love the song writing, the feel, and the production (damn, those drums).
EMR
65
A mildly engaging indie-rock album with potential, but also a long way to the top. Autolux show a kind of indie/alternative rock that brings out some really obvious Pixies and Sonic Youth influences in their sound, mainly on the more energic cuts of their debut, that shows an overall balance between melody and dissonance, even though the band does some shy experimentations throughout the record's runtime. Overall, a fun indie-rock album with some beautiful moments and moderate predicates, but a ... read more
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