Orbital has been a favorite of mine ever since I found electronic dance music. I loved Duran Duran when I was a kid because of my older sister. Then my brother introduced me to the Smiths and Stone Roses. He and I found electronic music together in the mid-90's (we argue about it to this day, he bought Prodigy after seeing the video for Poison, I bought the Orb after seeing them on the cover of NME for UFOrb).
In 1996, there was no Glastonbury so several of the electronic acts came out to the US to support the new "electronica" movement. I went for the Orb but soon discovered Orbital, Underworld and the Chemical Brothers. Orbital was the big breakout act for me because of Organic and I've seen then a dozen times. One of the highlights of my life was getting to see them at Glastonbury in 1999, a truely amazing experience.
Friday Roundup: BRMC, Daft Punk, Jane's Addiction, The Cure, F**K Kings of Leon, Virtual Pop Stars, Steve Jobs and more!
Here's another recap of some of my favorite stories from the week and some oldies which should just be shared. My favorite is the Groove Armada slamming Kings of Leon, William Shatner covering Cee-Lo, oh so much fun. Keep reading...
Apparently I'm still not back on track but managed to go through my leads and pick out some interesting stories. So if you've been AWOL like me for the last couple of weeks then this should help you get caught up, read on!