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Aug 30 2012

Orbital at Paralympics opening ceremony with Professor Stephen Hawkings – “Where is it Going?”

Orbital played their track ‘Where Is It Going’ on top of a large podium with theoretical physicist Professor Stephen Hawking sat in front of them. Yes, he even wore their trademark torch specs!

The hundreds of dancers in the stadium re-enacted the Large Hadron Collider while Stephen Hawking explained the workings of the collider.

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Aug 29 2012

It’s worth watching the Paralympics Opening Ceremony! #ORBITAL

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that is all 🙂

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Mar 30 2012

Wonky – RecordStore – 7 Inch details – April 21st 2012

7’ wonky record is an exclusive for recordstore day and will be limited to 1000 copies only. There are 2 remixes on the 7 inch, one remixed by Orbital themselves and the other by Flood.

Orbital – remixed by Flood – Wonky (Represented by The Dark Lord of Pop)
Orbital – Orbital remix – Wonky (Pusher Remix)

To buy this, you will need to visit a participating record store selling various limited edition vinyl on Record Store Day (April 21st 2012). For a full list of who is involved, please visit this website

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Jan 14 2012

Spirit of Talk Talk feat Paul Hartnoll

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Spirit of Talk Talk is a richly illustrated, beautifully designed book celebrating the music and art of the legendary Talk Talk. The book will contain Iconic artwork, original cover concept sketches, hand written lyrics from Mark Hollis, as well as various ephemera, posters, and related items of interest to fans.

There are also 80 written contributions from bands, label owners, DJs and creatives, all of whom have been inspired or influenced by the music and art of Talk Talk. Paul Hartnoll (ORBITAL) contributes to the book alongside James Lavelle (UNKLE), Alan Wilder (former Depeche Mode), Richard Wright (Pink Floyd), Karl Hyde (Underworld) and many more.

There is a website setup to establish what visitors are interested in buying this book. This will help ensure the book goes ahead and get’s published. Please visit the website here.

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Jan 05 2012

2 Orbital tracks on WipEout 2048 (Sony Vita)


2 Orbital tracks on WipEout 2048 (Sony Vita)


Details are still a little scarce but it’s now confirmed that ORBITAL have contributed 2 tracks to the up and coming WipEout 2048 game on the new Sony Vita.

The 1st track is a re-working of “P.E.T.R.O.L”, which incidentally was on the first and original Wipeout game in 1995. The reworked version has the title of “P.E.T.R.O.L (Final Drop Mix)”. The 2nd track is called “Beelzedub” and is their totally revamped version of “Satan”. This track has been briefly previewed on their Video Diaries from last year and has been played out during their DJ sets in 2011. This track will also feature on the new ORBITAL album due for release in April.

The full tracklisting for the soundtrack is as follows:-

Anile – Change Of Direction (WipEout mix)
Camo+Krooked – Breezeblock (WipEout mix)
Deadmau5 – Some Chords (WipEout edit)
DirtyLoud – School Of Funk
DJ Fresh ft. Sian Evans – Louder (Drum Sound & Baseline Smith Mix)
Future Sound Of London – We Have Explosive (2011 rebuild) WipEout edit
Kraftwerk – Tour De France 2003 (WipEout edit)
Noisia – Regurgitate (WipEout 2048 Edit)
Orbital – P.E.T.R.O.L (Final Drop Mix)
Orbital – Beelzedub
Rockwell – BTKRSH (WipEout edit)
The Chemical Brothers – Electronic Battle Weapon 3
The Prodigy – Invaders Must Die (Liam H re-amped mix)
Underworld – Kittens (Will Saul & Tam Cooper Remix)

The game is set to be released in Japan first, on January 19th and then in Europe and America on February 22nd. More details will be posted as we get them.

Steve (Loopz)
twitter: steveloopzprice

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