Articles tagged omd

Technology Is the Servant of the Human Beings: The OMD Interview

At the turn of the postmodern era, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark was on top of the world. They were the cutting edge of pop music, whether they hate to admit it or not.

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OMD: The Punishment of Luxury

On their third post-reunion album, the synth veterans' triumphs more than make up for a somewhat dated message.

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1 Aug 2017 // 10:38 AM

OMD - “The Punishment of Luxury” (Singles Going Steady)

The latest track from OMD is a straightforward indictment of consumer culture and those who would champion it.

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Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark - “Enola Gay” (1980) (Singles Going Steady Classic)

"Enola Gay" is perhaps the quintessential embodiment of OMD's sound -- a romantic epic told through two alternating, and often intersecting, synthpop riffs.

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“A Million Stars” From ‘The D Train’ Soundtrack (video) (Premiere)

Pop-savvy musical minds from fun. and Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD) come together in this contribution to the new Jack Black comedy The D Train.

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The Future Will Be Silent: An Interview with OMD

After a lengthy breakup, a historic reuniting of the original members, and some remarkably strong comeback albums, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark let it all out in this plainspoken, open, and rather fascinating interview about their history, their conflicts, and what it means to have fun again while being in OMD.

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8 Apr 2013 // 11:06 PM

OMD: English Electric

The veteran English synth-pop group take a mulligan on their comeback.

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Here is the official video for OMD’s latest single, one of the two title tracks for last year’s History of Modern. It was

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Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark: History of Modern

The British synthesizer veterans do their best to sabotage their own comeback album.

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Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD) are set to release their first album in 14 years, History of Modern, on September 17 in Europe, September 20 in the

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Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark: Dazzle Ships

OMD's concept album about Cold War-era technology and tension was a flop upon its original release in 1983. But seen through modern eyes, it's a brilliant precursor to OK Computer.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

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"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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