Wednesday, 16 December 2015

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

Coming out January 15th. Details.

The Orb - Moonbuilding 2703 AD Remixes / Sin In Space Pt. 1
A Wolfgang Voigt AntiretroAmbientPsycholkaMix (13:08)
B1 Teebs Moon Grotto Mix (5:51)
B2 Wassermann PsychoSchaffelClusterMix (6:14)

Monday, 16 November 2015

New Suns of Arqa remix album

'All is not Lost, All is Dub' is name of new remix album credited to Suns of Arqa featuring Youth, Raja Ram & The Orb. Unfortunately none of the remixes are made by our heroes. Tracklisting:

1. Mother Tongue (Total Eclipse rmx)
2. Sadrayama (Saafi Brothers rmx)
3. Erasmus Dub (Kukan Dub Lagan rmx)
4. The Fool Ascends ( In Dub rmx)
5. Discordant Dawn (Kuba rmx)
6. The Truth Lies Therein (Eat Static rmx)
7. Pablos Lament (Youth rmx)

This will be only digital release, no CD is planned. Coming out in November. Details.

Tuesday, 10 November 2015

"Moon Quake 6' on MOJO's cover CD

Somehow I missed it: october issue of UK magazine 'MOJO' have free CD name 'David Gilmour & Friends'. The Orb contributes 'Moon Quake 6' - track available also on vinyl and digital versions of 'Moonbuilding 2703 AD'. Discogs page.

Thursday, 17 September 2015

Alex Paterson on new System 7 & Mirror System albums

From The Orb's Facebook:

Two new albums - one from System 7 (X-Port) and one from Mirror System (N-Port) are both being released on 16th October 2015.
The System 7 album (X-Port) features two collaborations with Alex Paterson:
'The Queen', and 'Angelico' are collaborations with Alex Paterson.
The Mirror System album (N-Port) features one collaboration with Alex Paterson:
'Warn The West', is a collaboration with Alex Patterson.
Further details via here:

Tuesday, 15 September 2015

'Pop Ambient 2016' compilation with new Orb track

Forthcoming Kompakt compilation 'Pop Ambient 2016' will include brand new track from The Orb, called 'Alpine Dawn'. Details here.

Tuesday, 8 September 2015

The Orb remix tribute

Jeff Chill a/k/a Funky Jam has created interesting remix tribute mix. Check it out:

Monday, 29 June 2015

Exclusive 'History of the Future part 2 EP' released in Japan

Aaron Miles noticed that some copies of 'History of the Future part 2' released in Japan have attached interesting EP with rare tracks. One of them in unreleased track 'Rock On', known only from Alex DJ sets.
More info on Discogs.

Thanks to Aaron for info.

Monday, 8 June 2015

Japanese version of 'Moonbuilding 2703 AD'

Japanese version of 'Moonbuilding 2703 AD' has 2 other versions of Moon Quake. Tracklisting:

1. God's Mirrorball (14:44)
2. Moonscapes 2703 BC (14:40)
3. Lunar Caves (9:13)
4. Moonbuilding 2703 AD (13:06)
5. Moon Quake 1 (3:22) [japan bonus track]
6. Moon Quake 3 (2:14) [japan bonus track]

Monday, 20 April 2015

'Moonbuilding 2703 AD' tracklist

1. God’s Mirrorball
2. Moonscapes 2703 BC
3. Lunar Caves
4. Moonbuilding 2703 AD
5. Dilla’s Moon Quake [deluxe vinyl only]
6. Moon Quake (Slice of Silver) [deluxe vinyl and deluxe download only]
7. Moon Quake 6 [deluxe download only]

So, if you want to have all of the tracks you have to buy vinyl and digital versions...

Friday, 17 April 2015

'Moonbuilding 2703 AD' - new Orb album in June

"Veritable pioneers of electronic music, iconic act THE ORB returns to Kompakt with the new full-length ‘Moonbuilding 2703 AD’ – another major slice of psychedelic synth bliss, obscure loops and deep ambient textures tossed in swinging breakbeats and powerful basslines, coming out June 22th on Kompakt Records."

More info on Maxazine.

Wednesday, 8 April 2015

The Best of Mike Oldfield 1992-2003

New compilation from Mike Oldfield will include The Orb's remix of Sentinel. Details here.

Thursday, 2 April 2015

New Suns of Arqa album features The Orb

Suddenly new Suns of Arqa album appeared on Liquid Sound Design records. In liner notes we can see familiar name: 'featuring The Orb'. Alex Paterson is responsible for 'decks' and 'samples'. More info on Discogs.

Tuesday, 20 January 2015

History of the Future pt.2 retail edition

It looks like the forthcoming compilation will appear also in 2CD form. You can order it from Malicious Damage shop, along with 3CD+DVD box set.