Haujobb

Solutions for a Small Planet

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As haujobb.'s third major album release, Solutions for a Small Planet marks a departure from their previous definitive style. The intricate electronic soundscapes and detailed attention to samples and voices are all still present, but a new progressive techno feel permeates this release. Some elements of this album seem reminiscent of the remixing they have done between this album and the second for electro-industrial bands such as Front Line Assembly, Download and Wumpscut. Within this new style, haujobb. have again shown that their complex intensity functions for both their danceable upbeat tracks (such as "Rising Sun" and "Deviation") and the slower attention-to-sounds tracks in the vein of "Nature's Interface." Throughout all these changes, however, haujobb. have retained both their intricacy and clinical approach to sound that they defined for themselves with their previous release, Freeze Frame Reality.

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