The Orb
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//Features

The Best Electronic(a) Albums of 2008
10 Dec 2008 // 2:00 PM

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

//Columns

My Life With the Tape Hiss Cult
1 Dec 2010 // 3:00 PM

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.

//Reviews

Decibel X: September 2013 - Seattle, WA
28 Oct 2013 // 10:00 PM

On September 25 through 29, the seaport city of Seattle, Washington lit up for the tenth time with one of the largest live event programs in North America.

The Orb Featuring Lee Scratch Perry: The Observer in the Star House
26 Aug 2012 // 5:06 PM

In keeping with the Orb’s tendency toward sci-fi themes, the album is called The Observer in the Star House. But the sci-fi endeavor is more Cocoon than Star Wars – gentle, romantic and consistently delivered rather than epic in scope.

//Blogs

In the Star House: 10 Questions with the Orb
23 Aug 2012 // 12:00 AM

Alex Paterson sits down to discuss his outfit's forthcoming collaboration with Lee "Scratch" Perry, as well as what he thinks of the Orb being an "ambient group" and which track of his he places above all others.

The Orb - "Golden Clouds" (81Neutronz Remix) (PopMatters Premiere)
5 Aug 2012 // 11:30 PM

The Orb pairs up with Lee Scratch Perry to rework the classic "Little Fluffy Clouds" on the new single "Golden Clouds".

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

// Sound Affects

"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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