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In Memoriam: Bands We Lost In 2014

Since 2008 I've put together a holiday-time video tribute to the year's band breakups. It's a sad endeavor really, but there is a bright side.
Scott Lapatine | December 29, 2014 - 12:41 pm

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Orbital Break Up; Watch Paul Hartnoll’s 8:58 Video

The British duo Orbital were one of the most important groups of the early days of rave in the UK, and their 1989 single "Chime"
Tom Breihan | October 21, 2014 - 9:28 am

Watch Orbital Perform With Stephen Hawking At The Paralympics Opening Ceremony

The Olympics may be over, but the Paralympics, in which the human spirit regularly triumphs over even greater odds, is just getting started in London.
Tom Breihan | August 30, 2012 - 9:53 am

Orbital – “New France” (Feat. Zola Jesus) Video

The video for "New France," Orbital's recent collaboration with Zola Jesus, doesn't feature the British rave pioneers or the wailing postpunk queen. Instead, it tells…
Tom Breihan | March 15, 2012 - 2:56 pm

Orbital – “New France” (Feat. Zola Jesus)

The legendary baldheaded UK techno duo Orbital is about to release Wonky, the group's first album since 2004's Blue Album; we've already posted the early…
Tom Breihan | February 2, 2012 - 9:50 am

Patrick Wolf Enlists Tilda Swinton In Fan-Funded Battle

Patrick Wolf is not a conventional artist, so it comes as no surprise that Scottish actress Tilda Swinton (Burn After Reading, Benjamin Button, other movies…
Scott Lapatine | January 12, 2009 - 10:51 am