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The Orb
Alpine

Rave pioneers The Orb are back on Kompakt with this 12” vinyl. On Alpine it’s as if the psychedelic electronica icons never went away; swirling samples are blended with synth pads and groovy percussion. This downbeat collection of droning dance music borrows from trip hop, minimal techno and ambient house.

The Orb
History Of The Future Part 2

Available on double CD or as a boxset with 3 CDs and DVD on Malicious Damage. Having announced a new album due in 2015, The Orb have released two retrospective compilations their work up until now. Including only released on vinyl tunes and unreleased video footage on the DVD, as well as completely unreleased songs "Baghdad Batteries Launch Night" and "Jam On Your Honey".

The Orb
No Sounds Are Out of Bounds

After two techno albums for Kompakt, The Orb’s main man Alex Patterson wanted to create something more expansive and less predictable. He was keen to work with more people and use more vocals too. The result is No Sounds Are Out Of Bounds, The electronic duo’s guest-heavy 15th album. It features guest performances from Hollie Cook, Roger ‘Brian’s Brother’ Eno, Youth, Steve Hillage, Jah Wobble and renowned session musician Guy Pratt. Double vinyl LP on Cooking Vinyl. 

The Orb + Fenin / Bus
The Orb + Fenin / Bus

God bless The Orb, always one of the finer production squads within the ambient house / dub-electronica works. They’ve recently celebrated the twentieth birthday of Berlin’s Shitkatapult label with mix-CD, and here they excerpt some mixed material from Fenin and Bus, accompanied by an exclusive Orb track. Nice little 12” on Shitkatapult.
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The Orb
The Cow Remixes – Sin In Space Pt.3

Third offering in The Orb’s Sin In Space remix series offers up another three high quality remixes of Orb tracks. This time round instead of reinterpretations of the same track there are three different tracks revisited by The Field, Dave DK, and Jörg Burger. Ranging from the dance floor ready to insular and deep, to shuffling pop flirtation, The Cow Remixes shows how far The Orb’s influence has spread.

The Orb
Cow / Chill Out, World!

Following the success of 2015’s Moonbuilding 2703 AD, The Orb return with their 14th studio album, Cow / Chill Out, World! Known for their genre-bending abilities and being equally comfortable with an experimental take on sound as they are with club-friendly beats, The Orb’s latest effort is an attempt at an ambient record.  

The Orb
Alpine Diskomiks – Sin In Space Pt.2

Old electronic legends The Orb get remixed by newer electronic legend Prins Thomas, who takes a track from recent Orb album Alpine and takes it off in 3 different directions. 2 are variations on that space-disco theme that Thomas handles so nicely, and the third is a beat-free new agey vibe. Alpine Diskomiks - Sin In Space Pt. 1 is out on Kompakt.

The Orb
Moonbuilding 2703 AD Remixes / Sin In Space Pt 1

Brand new music from ambient techno legends The Orb? Yes indeed, and on Kompakt too. Accompanying the full album Moonbuilding 2703 AD is this 12” of remixes, which features one energetic version by Teebs and two by King Kompakt Wolfgang Voigt (one of them under the name of Wasserman. Gorgeous warm dance materials, as ever.

The Orb
Moonbuilding 2703 AD

Brand new album by The Orb, my my my! This is a major new statement from the electronic duo, with four lengthy tracks on the regular edition and a further two on the special, which is a triple LP + CD. All beautifully laid out by The Designer’s Republic and released by the excellent Kompakt label.
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Lee Scratch Perry & The Orb
Golden Clouds


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Various (Wolfgang Voigt, DJ Koze, The Orb etc.)
Pop Ambient 2010


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The Orb (featuring Dave Gilmour)
Metallic Spheres


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The Orb
Adventures Beyond The Ultraworld

Sheesh! The Orb's legendary debut LP gets a 4LP re-issue to mark its 25th anniversary. An odyssey of ambient and dance the record has many stand outs such as 'Little Fluffy Clouds' making it one of the few places where psych and dance properly collide. Comes in the original artwork. I'm not sure if there are bonus tracks as it doesn't say.   

The Orb
U.F.Orb

U.F.Orb was considered as a prog rock album by journalists at the time of its release in 1992. Now, The Orb’s second long-player is rightly regarded as a classic of the ambient genre. Alex Patterson’s ability to channel Eno-eque sounds and take them into a new musical era was strengthened by Kris Weston’s creativity and technical ability. U.F.Orb features guest appearances from Jah Wobble on Bass and Steve Hillage on guitar.
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The Orb v Meat Beat Manifesto
Battersea Shield


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The Orb, Mikkel Metal, Ulf Lohmann, Various
Pop Ambient 2006


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Gas, Ulf Lohman, The Orb, Various
Pop Ambient 2005


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The Orb/ M Mayer
Split


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