Future Perfect

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This article is about the Autolux album. For the Loadstar album, see Future Perfect (Loadstar album). For The grammatical construction, see future perfect. For other uses, see future perfect (disambiguation).
Future Perfect
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Studio album by Autolux
Released November 26, 2004
Recorded Sunset Sound, Los Angeles
Space 23
Genre Alternative rock, experimental rock
Length 52:05
Label DMZ, Red Ink, Full Time Hobby (UK), Autolux Music Entertainment, The Autolux Empire
Producer T-Bone Burnett
Autolux chronology
Demonstration (EP)
Future Perfect
Transit Transit
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Tiny Mix Tapes 4.5/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media (8.3/10) link
Rock Sound 9/10 stars

Future Perfect is the debut full-length album by Autolux, released November 21, 2004 on T-Bone Burnett's label, DMZ, via Columbia. Future Perfect was recorded at Sunset Sound in Los Angeles and was produced by Burnett. The opening track on the album, "Turnstile Blues", was known for its heavy, distinctive drumbeat and musical atmosphere. A Pitchfork review stated, "In the first 10 seconds of the album opener, Carla Azar shames most every beat-maker with her ridiculous Leibezeit-cum-Bonham percussion."

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Turnstile Blues"   5:40
2. "Angry Candy"   4:45
3. "Subzero Fun"   3:56
4. "Sugarless"   5:22
5. "Blanket"   4:49
6. "Great Days for the Passenger Element"   5:20
7. "Robots in the Garden"   2:05
8. "Here Comes Everybody"   5:17
9. "Asleep at the Trigger"   4:45
10. "Plantlife"   4:12
11. "Capital Kind of Strain"   5:42

Album credits[edit]

Vinyl releases[edit]

DMZ also released Future Perfect as a two-LP set, which later went out of print. After the label's demise, Autolux reissued the album themselves (listed as Autolux Music Entertainment) in 2009 on one 180-gram LP on via their website[1] (with no edits or changes to the track listing despite the long running time), and again in 2015 (as The Autolux Empire).[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Electronic Albums 16[3]


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