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NGHTMRE Packs Out Sahara Stage Against Ariana Grande On Final Night Of Coachella

NGHTMRE Packs Out Sahara Stage Against Ariana Grande On Final Night Of Coachella

Whether you’re at Coachella or not, it would be hard to play against Ariana Grande on the main stage. And yet, this past Sunday,...[more]
The Orb, Lena Willikens and Objekt among first names for new London festival, Re-Textured

The Orb, Lena Willikens and Objekt among first names for new London festival, Re-Textured

They join Nina Kraviz, Alva Noto, Caterina Barbieri and more. Krankbrother’s Re-Textured festival, which takes place on March 28 ...[more]
Exclusive Mix: The Orb Share Blissful, Eclectic Two-Hour Mix

Exclusive Mix: The Orb Share Blissful, Eclectic Two-Hour Mix

The Orb are celebrating 30 years of working in the music business this year and that has come with a new album No Sounds Are Out O...[more]
Squarepusher Joins MUTEK.MX

Squarepusher Joins MUTEK.MX

MUTEK.MX has announced that Squarepusher will be performing at this year's event. MUTEK.MX's 14th edition will run from October 11 ...[more]
Podcast 500: Derrick Carter

Podcast 500: Derrick Carter

It’s with great honor—and, to be honest, quite a lot of pleasure—that today we release the 500th XLR8R podcast. The XLR8R pod...[more]
Kompakt Reveals Total 17 Compilation

Kompakt Reveals Total 17 Compilation

Kompakt will release the 17th Total compilation this coming September. Inaugurated in the summer of 1999, the Total compilation se...[more]
Afterthoughts: Off-Week 2017

Afterthoughts: Off-Week 2017

It's June 28 and Barcelona’s biggest week of music is over. Now in its 24th year, Sónar Festival continues to impress with a se...[more]
XLR8R's Off-Week Selections

XLR8R's Off-Week Selections

Barcelona's Off-Week is a big few days in the European musical calendar, featuring an array of artists from all around the world, a...[more]
Kassem Mosse, Shackleton, AMBIQ, and More Play 510K Off-Week Takeover

Kassem Mosse, Shackleton, AMBIQ, and More Play 510K Off-Week Takeover

510K Creatives will organize a two-day showcase during Barcelona’s OFF WEEK, at Utopia 126. On June 15, they will team up with Ar...[more]
Podcast 489: Samuel Rohrer

Podcast 489: Samuel Rohrer

This week’s podcast is distanced somewhat from many of those more recent contributions to the series. Samuel Rohrer, for those un...[more]
In The Studio: Adam Collins (a.k.a. Omni A.M.)

In The Studio: Adam Collins (a.k.a. Omni A.M.)

Adam Collins has unwaveringly dedicated his life to musical exploration. From his rock beginnings to Omni A.M., the psychedelic ele...[more]
Artist 5 of 10 For Our Envision 2017 Showcase: Ott.

Artist 5 of 10 For Our Envision 2017 Showcase: Ott.

For this week’s review of the Envision 2017 lineup we selected English dub wizard, Ott. Two years ago he was opening for Tipper ...[more]
Watch The Orb Discuss Their Past, Present And Future At Moogfest

Watch The Orb Discuss Their Past, Present And Future At Moogfest

Last May, THUMP took a ride down to Durham, North Carolina for Moogfest, a cutting-edge festival that features brilliant programmin...[more]
Feeling Trumped? Here's Our Feel Empowered, Calm and Revolutionary Playlist!

Feeling Trumped? Here's Our Feel Empowered, Calm and Revolutionary Playlist!

Emotions are running high right now, so there is no better time to seek some emotional cleansing through music. We've put this play...[more]
Magnetic's Top Ten Chillout Chart - November

Magnetic's Top Ten Chillout Chart - November

Well, I've finally gotten around to getting together a monthly chillout top ten chart. From here on out you can expect a monthly do...[more]
WATCH: The Orb Release Trailer for  New Documentary Lunar Orbit

WATCH: The Orb Release Trailer for New Documentary Lunar Orbit

According to Pitchfork, longtime English electronic group The Orb, featuring Alex Peterson and Thomas Fehlmann, who most recently r...[more]
New Doc Tells the Story of Pioneering Electronic Group The Orb

New Doc Tells the Story of Pioneering Electronic Group The Orb

By Kevin Holmes

Documentary on UK’s Ambient House Pioneers The Orb To Premiere in London

1988 in London was very different from the Socialist Republic of Lithuania, where I saw the daylight that same year. However,...[more]

Ghost Ship Halloween comes to San Francisco Oct 28-30

Ghost Ship: Atlantis is being swept up in a massive tidal wave of 50+ DJ’s and performance artists that have been added to the fa...[more]

The Orb Releases New Album Through Kompakt & Announces US Tour

The Orb released their 16th album called Chill Out, World!, or also referred to as COW, this last Friday, October 14th through Ko...[more]
Prins Thomas Principe Del Norte Remixed

Prins Thomas Principe Del Norte Remixed

Prins Thomas has been on a run as of late, to put it mildly. In the past two and a half years, he’s unleashed four high-profile a...[more]

The Best Things We Saw On The Dance Music Internet This Week

1. Meeting Carl BeanTHUMP Features Editor Michelle Lhooq spoke with Carl Bean, the 72-year-old preacher who crafted, "I Was Born Th...[more]
The Orb – COW / Chill Out, World!

The Orb – COW / Chill Out, World!

A World Between the Seams Far off there is a rustling of bushes, a creaking of old chains under the weight of children’s laught...[more]

A History Of The Orb In Seven Orb-jects

Alex Paterson started The Orb as a duo with The KLF member Jimmy Cauty in 1989. "Ambient House for the E Generation," boasted the b...[more]
Smalltown Supersound Prepares Prins Thomas Remix Album

Smalltown Supersound Prepares Prins Thomas Remix Album

Prins Thomas' Principe Del Norte album has been remixed. The Full Pupp label head released the LP via Smalltown Supersound earlier ...[more]
The Orb Announces Fall 2016 Tour Dates

The Orb Announces Fall 2016 Tour Dates

Ambient chill-house duo The Orb is back with a new record following last year’s Moonbuilding 2703 AD. Set to release on the 14th...[more]
Bystander + Give In 'Stay Down'

Bystander + Give In 'Stay Down'

Collaboratively, LA DJ-producers Bystander and Give In fuse decades worth of techno and house experience into their original compo...[more]
The Orb Invites You To The “5th Dimensions”

The Orb Invites You To The “5th Dimensions”

How about a little Ambient House to help you unwind? The Orb have announced their new album, Chill Out, World (aka COW) is set to b...[more]

The Orb will drive you to another world in "5th Dimensions"

Ambient tracks are easily overlooked by even the most well-versed electronic fans, but there are strong complexities found in the ...[more]
The Orb – 5th Dimensions

The Orb – 5th Dimensions

It’s a quiet night as I sit here typing this. Monday, as always, was exhausting but with some beautifully ambient house by The Or...[more]
 
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