United Future Organization U.F.O. is an international trio (two Japanese men, one French), whose spaced-out, atmospheric, beatnik jazz is by turns tender and funky. Instead of rapping, they… United Future Organization U.F.O. is an international trio (two Japanese men, one French), whose spaced-out, atmospheric, beatnik jazz is by turns tender and funky. Instead of rapping, they… United Future Organization Jazz
Music Review

United Future Organization (1994)

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Lead Performance: United Future Organization; Genre: Jazz

U.F.O. is an international trio (two Japanese men, one French), whose spaced-out, atmospheric, beatnik jazz is by turns tender and funky. Instead of rapping, they read Jack Kerouac, and with new instrumentation augment sampled loops into dense, cinematic soundscapes that'll have your head bobbing faster than you can say, ''outta sight, daddy-o.'' United Future Organization is warm, tasteful, innovative, and otherwise fascinating. A-

Originally posted Mar 18, 1994 Published in issue #214 Mar 18, 1994 Order article reprints
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