The longstanding dance and electronic outfit will celebrate a special anniversary with with ‘30 Things’. The campaign will The Orb release previously unheard music, remixes, downloads, vinyl, merchandise, memorabilia. The campaign has been described somewhat humorously but fans will be left eager eyed by the prospect of the below:
"In a generous and un-materialistic purge of his personal collection, Alex Paterson has decided to bequeath a hearty bounty of music, nick nacks, experiences, memorabilia and more. Much of these highly-collectible items are ultra rare – and in some cases – a complete one-off."
Some of the items so far can be observed below:
A free download of a previously unreleased alternate remix of ‘Little Fluffy Clouds’ from 1991
Original ‘89 test pressing of The Orb and Andrew Weatherall mixes of ‘O Je Suis Seul’ by West India Company
An afternoon field recording with Alex
Acetate of previously unreleased AB mix of ‘95 ‘Orbus Terrarum’ album track ‘Plateau’, by The Orb
Guest DJ set with Alex on WNBC radio
Original 90s set lists, hand-written by Alex
Original fax from a sweary and stressed tour manager
Framed and unframed original vintage gig posters
Genuine sign from a closed pub called The Orb
Original ‘U.F. Orb’ poster, given away free with Select magazine in ’92 (no copies for sale anywhere online)
Orignal ’95 ‘Radio Orb’ remixes cassette (currently none for sale on Discogs)
The ‘30 Things’ will be made available at regular intervals between now and summer 2019. Tour details HERE.