Wednesday, January 16, 2008

The Orb, Little Fluffy Clouds, and now Little Grey Clouds

The first ambient techno electronica CD I ever listened to was back at PENN (circa 1990), at the new CD store in Houston Hall at its listening bar. The title of the album intrigued me "The Orb's Adventures Beyond the Underworld" and right away I was hooked by the first track called "Little Fluffy Clouds." It has a processed sample of Levar Burton (Reading Rainbow, Star Trek TNG) interviewing Ricky Lee Jones, asking her about the skies in her childhood.

Last night on KCRW I heard an hysterical parody version called "Little Grey Clouds":

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