The Orb Announces New Album ‘Moonbuilding 2703 AD’
Pioneering electronic duo The Orb are returning this summer with Moonbuilding 2703 AD, a new LP for Kompakt Records.
As a follow-up to The Orb’s 2005 album Okie Dokie It’s The Orb On Kompakt on the label, the new album sees the eccentric pair delivering a “major piece of pschedelic synth bliss, obscure loops, and deep ambient textures, driven by swinging breakbeats and powerful basslines.” The album features only four tracks, but each song serves a “mini epic” with track lengths averaging over 12 minutes each. Additionally, fans will receive different bonus tracks depending on if they purchase the deluxe download edition or the vinyl release.
The full tracklist is below. For more information, go to TheOrb.com.
1. God’s Mirrorball – 14:44
2. Moon Scapes 2703 BC – 14:40
3. Lunar Caves – 9:13
4. Moonbuilding 2703 AD – 13:06
Dilla’s Moon Quake (The Orb’s Tribute To J Dilla) – 10:39*
Moon Quake (Slice Of Silver) – 08:44* #
Moon Quake 6 – 04:22* #
* included on deluxe vinyl version
# included on deluxe download version