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The Best Electronic Music of 2015
21 Dec 2015 // 9:00 PM
Electronic music is one of the broadest reaching genres by design, and 2015 showcases that as well as any other year on record.
The Best Electronic(a) Albums of 2008
10 Dec 2008 // 3:00 PM
Ghosts, bugs, animals, tambourines, other channels, and Hercules: they're all part of the best electronic(a) music of the year.
My Life With the Tape Hiss Cult
1 Dec 2010 // 4:00 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.
The Orb: COW / Chill Out, World!
13 Oct 2016 // 9:30 PM
The Orb's COW / Chill Out, World! is a career milestone amid a 25-year career already full of career milestones.
The Orb: Alpine
9 Mar 2016 // 9:10 PM
Ambient house merrymakers expand a recent compilation track into a brief but potent suite.
In the Star House: 10 Questions with the Orb
23 Aug 2012 // 1:00 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)
6 Aug 2012 // 12:30 AM
The Orb pairs up with Lee Scratch Perry to rework the classic "Little Fluffy Clouds" on the new single "Golden Clouds".