Planet X

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Murrday Fisher
Helios Creed has a favorite schtick for his album covers -- deliberately cheesy science fiction images. The giant shrimp with cowboy hat, bandana, and sixshooters on the cover of the 1994 release Planet X is one of the more fun, playful ones. Inside, listeners will find more of the grinding, intentionally discordant sounds typical of his grunge/industrial fusion, with the sci-fi theme carrying through into the titles, from "Dog Star" to "Kurt Zombie" to "First Encounter." Effects include the strange double-echoing spoken overlaps on "The Ascent," which add a strong dash of surreal to the mixture. It seems thematically appropriate that this is released on the Amphetamine ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Murrday Fisher
Helios Creed has a favorite schtick for his album covers -- deliberately cheesy science fiction images. The giant shrimp with cowboy hat, bandana, and sixshooters on the cover of the 1994 release Planet X is one of the more fun, playful ones. Inside, listeners will find more of the grinding, intentionally discordant sounds typical of his grunge/industrial fusion, with the sci-fi theme carrying through into the titles, from "Dog Star" to "Kurt Zombie" to "First Encounter." Effects include the strange double-echoing spoken overlaps on "The Ascent," which add a strong dash of surreal to the mixture. It seems thematically appropriate that this is released on the Amphetamine Reptile label.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/7/1994
  • Label: Amphetamine Reptile
  • UPC: 792401003222
  • Catalog Number: 32

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Tele-Vision (5:19)
  2. 2 Fire in the Head (3:18)
  3. 3 Dog Star (3:42)
  4. 4 Kurt Zombie (5:36)
  5. 5 Waves (2:04)
  6. 6 First Encounter (2:50)
  7. 7 Plato's Cave (4:11)
  8. 8 Won't Kill Myself (4:05)
  9. 9 Next Encounter (6:24)
  10. 10 The Ascent (1:28)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Helios Creed Primary Artist, Synthesizer, Guitar, Sampling
Chris McKay Bass
Paul Della Pelle Drums
Z. Sylver Synthesizer, Sampling
Technical Credits
Helios Creed Arranger, Producer
Chris McKay Arranger, Bass Arrangement, Drum Arrangements
Paul Della Pelle Arranger, Bass Arrangement, Drum Arrangements
Z. Sylver Arranger
Michael Manning Poetry, Liner Notes
John Boyko Engineer
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