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Re: The Orb
Yeah, I agree, their latest material, Orblivion and the new(released)
Cydonia are nowhere near their earlier efforts such as Pomme Fritz, my
favorite as well. Their remixes are usually better than their own tracks.
I've been on the lookout for that Tape-Beatles stuff, never seem to come
across it. Any info?
>From: "matt davignon" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: Re: The Orb
>Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2001 10:24:32 -0700
>I have a feeling that they'd be nowhere as good now as they were before
>or so. They have really changed their style since then. I really liked
>they did up to the "Orbus Terrarum" CD, and I think the "Pomme Fritz" CD
>one of the best electronic CD's to come out in the 90's.
>For an interesting discovery, check out The Tape-Beatles. In 1991, the Orb
>got a hold of their first two tapes, and have been integrating the
>from it into their shows. You'd be surprised by how many things you once
>thought were created by the Orb, when in fact, they were just playing a
>Beatles tape. The first few minutes of "Live 93" are a perfect example.
>>From: "Patrick Bailey" <email@example.com>
>>Subject: Re: The Orb
>>Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2001 09:51:36 -0700
>>I've seen the Orb a few times, they are hit and miss. I saw them once up
>>the mountains(Big Bear CA USA), they played a 3 and a half hour set from
>>like 3am to 6am when the sun was coming up over the mountains, it was
>>amazing, one of the best live performances I've ever experienced. Dr. LX
>>on a bunch of tables most of the time while Andy Hughes I believe was
>>manipulating/mixing samples/loops/fx. Then again I saw them on their
>>Orblivion tour and it didn't seem like they could get too much happening.
>>Definitely worth checking out though. They're coming to So. CA Apr. 28th
>>www.coachella.com ---I think?
>>>From: Doug Wyatt <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>>Subject: Re: The Orb
>>>Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2001 09:02:52 -0700
>>>At 11:47 -0400 4/12/01, Paolo Valladolid wrote:
>>>>I wake up this morning to find out The Orb will be playing in town
>>>>(Tampa) tomorrow night. Dunno if they loop in real time live, but
>>>>they were definitely among the first artists I really listened to
>>>>when I first discovered loop-based music.
>>>>Really looking forward to this. If you live in the US, then they
>>>>might be coming to your town before too long.
>>>Yes, they're here in San Francisco on 4/27:
>>>450 Harrison @ 1st, SF
>>>Doug Wyatt email@example.com
>>>"Those who say it can't be done are usually interrupted by those
>>> -- Unknown
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