Orbital

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Orbital: 30 Something review – so-so celebration of pioneering ravers
A collection spanning more than three decades at the heart of British dance misses some gems and adds little of interest

Damien Morris

31, Jul, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Orbital: ‘We can’t fall out with each other for ever. It would make Christmas awkward’
The Glastonbury legends, returning with a new album, answer your questions on embarrassing festival memories, their breakup and makeup – and being mistaken for the Orb

As told to Rich Pelley

23, Jun, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Post your questions for Orbital
Back with a new album following their second reformation, the electronic duo – and Glastonbury veterans – will take on your questions

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

17, Jun, 2022 @12:07 PM

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From Beyoncé to David Bowie: 10 of the best Glastonbury sets ever
Ahead of a livestreamed version of the festival, here are some of the biggest and best performances from years gone by

Dorian Lynskey

21, May, 2021 @8:00 AM

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‘It feels like an extra limb’ – musicians on the bond with their instruments
Horrible things happen to instruments in transit – as Ballaké Sissoko and others have recently learned. Five musicians explain why the damage goes more than skin deep

Michael Hann

20, Feb, 2020 @4:00 PM

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How a new coming-of-age indie captures the spirit of illegal raves
Beats is the latest film to focus on 90s rave culture and its political implications

Steve Rose

13, May, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Orbital review – techno giants still raging against the political machine
Their sledgehammer polemic is brought up to date in an gloriously overwhelming visual and musical assault on the senses

Stevie Chick

16, Dec, 2018 @11:47 AM

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How we made Orbital's Chime
The Hartnoll brothers reveal how their rave anthem was created for £3.75 in a cupboard under the stairs at their parents’ house

Interviews by Dave Simpson

18, Jun, 2018 @2:38 PM

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Orbital return – listen to new track Kinetic
More than two years after their second split, the British dance duo have put aside their differences to go on tour again and release new material

Guardian music

02, Feb, 2017 @9:00 AM

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Glastonbury through the years: the mother of all festivals
As Glastonbury 2016 draws to a close, Dorian Lynskey recalls the music, madness and magical transformation that have seen him return 17 times

Dorian Lynskey

26, Jun, 2016 @8:00 AM

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Vince Clarke and Paul Hartnoll: 2Square review – electro-pop for dad-dancing

Dave Simpson

09, Jun, 2016 @9:30 PM

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Readers recommend playlist: songs about Ireland
Our regular series visits the theme just in time for St Patrick’s day: here, a reader takes us on a musical journey around the island

Richard T Clayton

17, Mar, 2016 @12:00 PM

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