IDM Was the Romanticism of the New Millennium
What do Aphex Twin and Brahms have in common? What if we told you that Beethoven used the same expository technique as Autechre?
Trump Touched an Orb and He Liked It
Nothing weird going on here.
Watch The Orb Discuss Their Past, Present and Future at Moogfest
The enigmatic duo discuss their influences and much more.
New Doc Tells the Story of Pioneering Electronic Group The Orb
Patrick Buchanan's 'Lunar Orbit' looks at the The Orb's history while also exploring the making of their thirteenth studio album.
The Best Things We Saw on the Dance Music Internet This Week
The Orb, Ricardo Villalobos, Marcel Dettmann and more make our list of the best things this week.
A History of The Orb in Seven Orb-jects
Alex Paterson on the most notable objects—from his stuffed sheep Flossie to the group's logo—that have defined The Orb through the years.
Alex Paterson From The Orb Picked His 10 Favorite Punk Records Ever
One half of the one of the most influential electronic duos of all time handpicks 10 punk rock screamers ahead of a very special gig.
These Candid Portraits Showcase the Diversity and Inclusivity of Moogfest 2016
Exclusive photos of this year's performers including Gary Numan, Julianna Barwick, Empress Of, and more.
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Moogfest Announces Dizzying Daytime Program
The Future Thought Sessions highlight the growing relationship between music, art, and technology.
Moogfest Announces Wonderfully Diverse 2016 Lineup
Featuring special presentations from Gary Numan, Laurie Anderson, and GZA, as well as performances from so many other great artists.
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Ease Yourself Into Thomas Fehlmann's 'Eclectic Orb Airwaves' Guest Mix
One half of seminal ambient duo the Orb throws the rulebook out of the window on this sublime mix.
Why Hackers' Cyberpunk Soundtrack Still Matters, According to Director Iain Softley
“I saw Hackers as a music revolution. Their laptops were customized like guitars.”