LIVE: ORBITAL – 05/04/2012

– ACADEMY 1, MANCHESTER – The return of Orbital has been long overdue. They told people in 2006 that they were over and went their separate ways, but in Take That- esque fashion they rose like a phoenix out of the ashes to provide the world with their new album Wonky. It has been album of the week on 6Muisc, who play their latest single featuring Zola Jesus almost as much as Laura Veirs. In music journalist speak I would say that their... Read More


‘Wonky’ is the work of true masters in their field. Or in any field (speaking geographically). Many will be familiar with Phil and Paul Hartnoll’s story, as prominent producers of early 90’s ambient techno. Lying on an Ibiza beach as the sun comes up, listening to ‘Belfast’, was high on everyone’s list of things they’d rather be doing. St.Etienne, Moby and The Orb were on the same wavelength, although... Read More