The Orb

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Rich-Ears – Unlimited Universe

We love a change of pace and an injection of a new music style every now and then. Funnily enough, it nearly always seems to come in the form of Rich-Ears. No stranger to ASIP, Rich-Ears is pretty much our resident Balearic beat(less) master, bringing his many months spent on the island, and the many … Continue reading »

Neither scene nor heard: a journey through ambient music

I’ve seen a few articles over the past few years detailing the best ambient albums, the state of ambient or the return of ambient, and whilst they’re often very positive for the genre, the artists and every other person involved in making this type of music, I can’t help but feel a bit empty after reading … Continue reading »

Rich-Ears – Chills & Stills (ASIP 5th Anniversary)

Over the five years ASIP has been running, i’ve been lucky enough to meet some very talented musicians along with many people that share the same passion as me when it comes to chilled music. One of those is the talented dutchman Rich-Ears. ASIP has featured many of Rich-Ears mixes over the years. From The … Continue reading »

Decibel X in review

After years watching Decibel Festival unfold across the Atlantic from England, I was finally able to attend this year after my recent relocation to the Pacific North West. Five days later, as I sit on the Coast Starlight from Seattle back to Portland, I feel lucky to have experienced a very special tenth anniversary Decibel … Continue reading »

Interview: Thomas Fehlmann caught on tour

I was lucky enough to persuade the legendary Thomas Fehlmann to take two minutes out of his busy tour schedule and answer a few questions for ASIP. Long-standing member of The Orb and producer in his own right, i’ve  been a fan of Thomas for years and constantly revisit his unique melodic album ‘Gute Luft’ … Continue reading »