[Zombies] The Orb.. news (MBM related too..)

pietrobot pietrobot at digitalnimbus.com
Mon Mar 10 18:50:19 EST 2003

Wealth of Orb news from the new official orb site http://www.theorb.com

Released: Spring 2003 - THE ORB: Bicycles & Tricycles
The release of the new Orb album Bicycles & Tricycles has been set 
for the edge of April 2003 in Japan, with a worldwide release a month 
or so later. Tracks are; From A Distance, Land Of Green Ginger, 
Hell's Kitchen, Gee Strings, Prime Evil, Orb Is, Now Here, 
Abstractions, Luca, Compania, Tower 23, Dilmun, Master Blaster. Among 
its collaborators are Simon Phillips (Prayer Box), Thomas Fehlmann 
(That Swiss Fella), John Roome (Witchman), Jimmy Cauty (Custerd), Fil 
(Autolump), Jack Dangers (Meat Beat Manifesto), Soom-T and Erik.

out now - THE ORB: Kompassion EP
A three track version excursion released on the German Kompakt label, 
the Kompassion EP features Cool Harbour and exclusive versions of Gee 
Strings and Dilmun. Different versions of these two tracks will 
appear on Bicycles & Tricycles. Dilmun also appears on the kracking 
Kompakt CD Pop Ambient 2003.

out now - THE ORB: Back To Mine
The good DR mixes the latest in the DMC Records cd series Back To 
Mine. Features an exclusive version of Land Of Green Ginger and 
includes tracks by F.F.W.D., Thomas Fehlmann, Juno Reactor, Electric 
Chairs, Creature, Charles Webster, B12, Joachim Spieth, Aphex Twin 
and The Chi-Lites.

out now - MEAT BEAT MANIFESTO: Ruok?
Alex Paterson has collaborated with Jack Dangers on the new Meat Beat 
Manifesto album Ruok? The track is called Horn Of Jericho.

Spring 2003 - RADIO ONE: The Blue Room
BBC Radio One (UK) are releasing an album to celebrate their chill 
out show The Blue Room (4-7am). It will include an exclusive remix of 
The Orb track The Blue Room by the show's co-host Chris Coco.

autumn 2003 - CUSTERD: Album
Custerd - the collaboration between Alex Paterson, Jimmy Cauty and 
Guy Pratt - release an album later this year on an as yet 
undetermined label. Tracks include; I Wanna Marry A Lighthouse 
Keeper, Listen William, Planet Of Shadows and Boom Bang Bombay (Rock 
The Boat) which was released last year on an ultra limited promo 

Summer 2003 - MADORB: remix project
MadOrb is a project involving The Orb and reggae producer Mad 
Professor. The DR & The Professor will be remixing five tracks from 
each other's catalogue. The end result will be an album of remixes 
that will appear on the Mad Professor`s own Ariwa label later this 

2003 - THE ORB: Live In Belgium 2002 (DVD)
The Orb: Live In Belgium (DVD). Recorded at the Lokerse Festival in 
Belgium August 2002.

2003- THE ORB: Land Of Green Ginger
A remix of Land Of Green Ginger by Berlin`s Bus will appear 
unexpectedly and undercover...

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