Articles tagged the orb

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.

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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.

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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.

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10 Dec 2008 // 8:00 PM

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.

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11 Jun 2008 // 10:05 PM

The Orb: The Dream

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

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2 Mar 2008 // 8:00 PM

The Orb Vuja De [MP3] (from Vuja De released 19 February)       More on This Album Curumin Compacto [MP3]    

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	The Orb: Bicycles & Tricycles

The Orb recorded and released their inarguable masterpiece, The Orb’s Adventures Beyond the Ultraworld, in 1991. This was followed in short order by 1992’s U

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30 Jan 2003 // 10:00 PM

	The Orb: Back to Mine

A good music mix goes beyond the ego that all too often clouds the judgment of artists as they assemble tracks for their album releases.

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St. Vincent, Beck, and More Heat Up Boston Calling on Memorial Day Weekend

// Notes from the Road

"With vibrant performances by artists including St. Vincent and TV on the Radio, the first half of the bi-annual Boston Calling Festival brought additional excitement to Memorial Day weekend.

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