u.f.orb (1992) Layering spacey sound effects — astronaut chatter, air-raid sirens, elephant flatulence — over a funky techno beat, this British "ambient house" band's second full-length album,… The Orb Electronic
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u.f.orb (1992)

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Details Lead Performance: The Orb; Genre: Electronic

Layering spacey sound effects — astronaut chatter, air-raid sirens, elephant flatulence — over a funky techno beat, this British ''ambient house'' band's second full-length album, u.f.orb, takes us to dark sides of the moon Pink Floyd never dreamed of. It's not exactly toe-tapping Top 40 material, but the Orb's sound is hypnotic — and often spookily beautiful. A

Originally posted Dec 04, 1992 Published in issue #147 Dec 04, 1992 Order article reprints