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Wednesday, September 14 2011

15 Landmark Dance Tracks from 1991

As a precursor to PopMatters' upcoming retrospective on music in 1991, Sound Affects takes at look at 15 pivotal tracks from the year where dance music's potential to amaze seemed boundless.


Wednesday, December 1 2010

My Life With the Tape Hiss Cult

When we think of our experiences with electronic music, we can follow a thought trail that leads like a Wikipedia article from one incendiary album to many others. Their qualities are not always alike but for one: the nostalgic thread that runs through them.


Wednesday, October 13 2010

The Orb feat. David Gilmour: Metallic Spheres

The sound of Pink Floyd's lead guitar sits on top of the Orb's music rather than inside of it. That's good, but not good enough.


Wednesday, December 10 2008

The Best Electronic(a) Albums of 2008

Ghosts, bugs, animals, tambourines, other channels, and Hercules: they're all part of the best electronic(a) music of the year.


Wednesday, June 11 2008

The Orb: The Dream

Doctor Patterson thankfully steers the Orb back to its roots on their 10th full-length. Gosh, that's keen.


Sunday, March 2 2008

The Orb, Curumin, The Roots…


Wednesday, July 28 2004

The Orb: Bicycles & Tricycles


Thursday, January 30 2003

The Orb: Back to Mine


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