The Past Presents The Future - Her Space Holiday
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  • Summary: Marc Bianchi's latest album of electronica-infused indie-pop was recorded in "extreme isolation" in California.
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  1. Positive: 4 out of 12
  2. Negative: 0 out of 12
  1. 80
    Witty, tragi-comic lyrics layered over busy beats, strings and electronic flourishes which never sacrifice intimacy. [Nov 2005, p.114]
  2. 80
    Marks a new high for Bianchi as a studio guru. [Oct 2005, p.78]
  3. The Past Presents the Future strongly matches the high bar he has set with his past few albums.
  4. Bianchi doesn’t seem to be traveling down any new paths.
  5. Past Presents the Future falters between a coalesced pop sound and its pristine fragments.
  6. Bianchi's not much for such subtleties, emotional or rhetorical, which may suggest he'll have as much lovelorn electro-symphonic melodrama to recount on future albums as on those past and present.
  7. Bianchi's hackneyed lyrics... often overshadow the music's subtle pleasures. [Oct 2005, p.170]

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 5
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 5
  3. Negative: 1 out of 5