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Music Review: The Orb - COW / Chill Out, World!

The Orb COW / Chill Out, World! [Kompakt; 2016] Rating: 3.5/5 T hroughout their almost three decades of existence, The Orb have seen very few consistencies. With a rotating cast of members including Jimmy Cauty, Martin Glover, Kris Weston, Andy Hughes, Simon Phillips, and Andy Falconer (in addition to regular involvement from Alex Paterson and Thomas Fehlmann), the act has flirted with dub, Big Beat, trip-hop, and psychedelic music, all with the sort of ceaseless productivity that’s given rise to 21 full-length releases and a seemingly infinite number of singles and EPs.
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