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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.


Columns

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.


Reviews

Monday, October 28 2013

Decibel X: September 2013 - Seattle, WA

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.


Sunday, August 26 2012

The Orb Featuring Lee Scratch Perry: The Observer in the Star House

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.


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.


Wednesday, July 28 2004

The Orb: Bicycles & Tricycles


Thursday, January 30 2003

The Orb: Back to Mine


Blogs

Thursday, August 23 2012

In the Star House: 10 Questions with the Orb

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.


Monday, August 6 2012

The Orb - "Golden Clouds" (81Neutronz Remix) (PopMatters Premiere)

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


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