SXSW 2007: Future Clouds and Radar

Recorded Live on March 15, 2007, Produced by WXPN

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Future Clouds and Radar

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Set List

  • "This is Really A Rock Song"
  • "This is Really a Book"
  • "Safety Zone"

It's up for debate whether Austin-based Robert Harrison's double-disc debut is pure genius with blind ambition, or the product of an excess of ideas. In any case, his band Future Clouds and Radar certainly knows how to entertain. The self-titled album crosses a dozen different styles and gets handed numerous genre-definers, all of which include the word "art" as a prefix. Future Clouds and Radar would seem to be inspired by The Flaming Lips or Guided By Voices, whose prolificacy Harrison emulates.

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