The Orb, one of the original pioneers of ambient music and creators of such classics as “Little Fluffy Clouds” and “Blue Room”, have signed to Berlin’s Kompakt label.
Not only that, but a new album “MOONBUILDING 2073 AD” is set for release on the 22nd of June this year (23rd of June for the US).
This isn’t the first time they have appeared on the label however, having contributed 2005′s “Okie Dokie It’s The Orb on Kompakt”, as well as various compilation tracks.
The album will be available as a four extended track LP or download, with deluxe versions including special unreleased tracks.
Release will aim to have the album reviewed prior to release date.