Programmed (Innerzone Orchestra album)

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Studio album by
Released1999 (1999)
GenreDetroit techno, jazz
LabelPlanet E Communications
ProducerCarl Craig
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[1]
The A.V. Clubfavorable[2]

Programmed is a 1999 studio album by Innerzone Orchestra, which consists of Carl Craig and assorted musicians.[4] It peaked at number 38 on the UK R&B Albums Chart.[5]

Critical reception[edit]

John Bush of AllMusic gave the album 4.5 stars out of 5, describing it as "a work of electronic music in the abstract that rejects the accepted standards of any style of music, whether it's techno, electronica, jazzy house, or recent fusion."[1] Joshua Klein of The A.V. Club said, "Craig's genius is illustrated in how he devises ways to incorporate live instruments into the mix so they sound like they're communicating with the machine-generated programming."[2]

Track listing[edit]

1."Wrong Number" 1:12
2."Manufactured Memories"Carl Craig4:57
3."The Beginning of the End"Craig, Terrell McMathis3:58
5."Eruption"Craig, Craig Taborn, Francisco Mora5:45
8."People Make the World Go 'Round"Thom Bell, Linda Creed5:13
9."Architecture"Craig, Richie Hawtin5:07
10."Basic Math"Craig, Taborn, Mora8:48
11."Timing"Craig, Taborn4:54
12."Galaxy"Papa Dee Allen, Harold Ray Brown, B. B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. Scott, Jerry Goldstein5:08
13."At Les"Craig7:43
14."Bug in the Bass Bin"Craig5:32


Chart Peak
UK R&B Albums (OCC)[5] 38

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
United States 1999 Planet E Communications, Community Projects LP PE 65247, CMP002
1999 Astralwerks CD ASW 6277-2
United Kingdom 1999 Talkin' Loud LP 546 137-1
1999 Talkin' Loud 5x10" 870 947-0
1999 Mercury Records CD IZ0P1
Europe 1999 Talkin' Loud CD 546 137-2
2007 Talkin' Loud double LP PG-1
Japan 1999 Mercury Records CD PHCW-1036


  1. ^ a b Bush, John. "Programmed - Innerzone Orchestra". AllMusic. Retrieved March 9, 2017.
  2. ^ a b Klein, Joshua (March 29, 2002). "Innerzone Orchestra: Programmed". The A.V. Club. Retrieved March 9, 2017.
  3. ^ Terrell, Tom (January 1, 2001). "Carl Craig/Innerzone Orchestra: Programmed". JazzTimes. Retrieved March 9, 2017.
  4. ^ Parker, Tristan (November 2, 2009). "Carl Craig and Innerzone Orchestra". Clash. Retrieved March 9, 2017.
  5. ^ a b "Official R&B Albums Chart Top 40: 15 August 1999 - 21 August 1999". Official Charts Company. Retrieved February 17, 2018.

Further reading[edit]

  • Nowinski, Amanda (July 17, 1999). "Free Jazz Meets Techno in the Innerzone". Billboard: 29.

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