Taming metal-tuned guitars to fit danceable beats, with fetishistic frequency of poly-rhythms and time-signature play, accompanied by instrumentized vocals the band's debut album features an hour of 'the thinking man's rock 'n' roll'. Live, the band is not inhibited by technicality, on the contrary - that's when their love for the prime elements of rhythm and noise is unleashed and the circle is closed. "Future Future leans towards intelligent rock bands like the Mars Volta, Cave In, Neurosis, Liars, et cetera. The guitars are downtuned, the drums breaks are jazzy and complex, the manipulated vocals are to some extent tender yet nervous" - Bart Cameron//Iceland Airwaves/Reykjavík Grapevine "Future Future's sheer unpredictability seemed to confuse the crowd more than it drew more than it drew them in. But be advised: this was no fault of the band, who continued to work tightly composed and choppy art rock numbers with great panache.
Effects featured prominently in Future Future's live show, both in terms of the guitar work and the vocals, especially in loops and reverb. This was a band with amazing charisma - the lead singer demonstrated his ninja stylings with the microphone, whipping it around with martial arts dexterity while dancing about the stage like a man posessed. Their stage presence was so explosive in fact, that for the very first (and only) time that evening I counted a total of six photogaphers pushing their way through the crowd to get close enough. This was also the only time I've seen someone play a hooter and make it sound appropriate, and the ability to play in 5/4 time without sounding like a Rush cover band .helped, too.
- Paul F. Nikolov//Reykjavík Grapevine 2) Future Future is an experimental punk rock band from Sparta, NJ. Their debut self-titled EP comes out on May 8. They have played shows at everywhere from The Stone Pony to The Knitting Factory to The Ambulance Building, a cherished hometown venue.
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