This week’s classic is “Little Fluffy Clouds”, taken from the The Orb’s seminal album “The Orb’s Adventures Beyond the Ultraworld” released in 1991.
Using various samples (the most recognisable being the electric guitar from Steve Reich’s excellent composition “Electric Counterpoint”, and the harmonica sample taken from Ennio Morricone’s “The Man With The Harmonica”) it mixes sound effects, vocal samples, & dubby bass with ambient house.
If you haven’t got any Orb on your mp3 player of choice then a good place to start would be their 1993 album “Live ’93″, which features epic live versions of many of their tracks including “Little Fluffy Clouds”.
The Orb – Little Fluffy Clouds
Great post, what a timeless classic!
Grew up listening to these Where did they sample that vocal from? its ace!