Solutions for a Small Planet

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Solutions for a Small Planet
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Studio album by
Released1996
Recorded1996
Genreelectro-industrial
intelligent dance music
LabelOff Beat
ProducerHaujobb
Haujobb chronology
Frames
(1995)
Solutions for a Small Planet
(1996)
Matrix
(1997)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]

Solutions for a Small Planet is an album released by Haujobb on Off Beat records in 1996. It was released in the United States by the distributor Metropolis Records. It has been acclaimed because of its tendencies to transcend different electronic music genres.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Clockwise"
  2. "Anti/Matter"
  3. "Rising Sun"
  4. "Depths"
  5. "Sub Unit One"
  6. "Journey Ahead"
  7. "Distance"
  8. "Deviation"
  9. "Nature's Interface"
  10. "Sub Unit Two"
  11. "Cleaned Vision"
  12. "The Cage Complex"
  13. "Net Culture"
  14. "Transfer"
  15. "Sub Unit Three"

Keeping with the album's cyber theme, the track "Nature's Interface" features a sample, "Whatever is out here we're gonna be the first humans to see," from the second season Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "Q-Who?," which featured the cybernetic Borg race as adversaries.

"Solutions for a small planet" was an advertising slogan used by IBM in the mid-1990s.[2]

Members[edit]

  • Daniel Myer
  • Dejan Samardzic
  • Andreas Fricke (saxophone on "The Cage Complex")

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Allmusic review
  2. ^ Elliott, Stuart (August 28, 1997). "I.B.M.'s multimedia campaign posits that small is beautiful" – via NYTimes.com.