Traversing the psychedelic soundscapes of Black Mirror’s ‘Bandersnatch’…

“It’s got different endings to the game, depending on if you’re on 1 or 2 player. It was kinda the first game to do that.”Davis, San Junipero, Black Mirror, 2016

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What links Orbital’s Belfast with 12th century composer Hildegard von Bingen? [January 1991]

On this day in 1991, Orbital released the III EP, the group’s fourth single, which contained the blissful masterpiece Belfast on its B-side. The story of how the track came

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The Shamen’s Mr C explores a Plink Plonk state of consciousness… [December 1993]

“Mr C’s a schizophrenic. There’s two Mr C’s. There’s pop Mr C and there’s underground Mr C. However, Richard, that’s myself, is completely normal. […] Richard’s open minded, but Mr

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Electronic conquistadors… how Future Sound of London went on tour via an ISDN cable

Today, we might think nothing of watching a live YouTube feed from a music festival, or uploading our latest mix to Mixcloud or any number of digital platforms. A quarter

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: New Order – Doubts Even Here [November 1981]

“Those steps which seem to take a lifetime When eyes just turn and stare Day begins, collapsing without warning You fade from sight, there’s nothing there” This week (13 October

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INTERVIEW: 909originals chats to ‘Mars By 1980’ author David Stubbs…

Do you know your Schaeffer from your Stockhausen? Understand the nuances of Russolo’s Art Of Noise manifesto? Or consider the BBC Radiophonic Workshop’s Delia Derbyshire to be up there with

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“Dance music as a whole is definitely going back underground…” James Holden [September 2002]

We here at 909originals are particularly looking forward to seeing James Holden & The Animal Spirits in Dublin’s The Sugar Club this evening (11 October)… from his early work on

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Paul Hartnoll discusses the cover of Orbital’s new album, ‘Monsters Exist’…

After a summer-long build-up that has taken in a barrage of gigs, and an amusing social media campaign (the planet, in case you haven’t heard, is P.H.U.K.ed), the day has

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Orbital – Kein Trink Wasser [1994]

With Orbital set to release their first new album in six years, Monsters Exist, on 14 September, 909originals has rewound the clock to one of the most under-appreciated gems in

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The origins of Aphex Twin’s Didgeridoo (and its curious link to Leeds United)…

The enthusiastic response to Aphex Twin’s newest track, T69 Collapse, indicates just how much the electronic music industry has missed Richard D James, who, while aged just 46, has been

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