The Orb added to Bliss 2 party alongside S.U.N. Project
Sunday, November 25, 2001Following their incredible live performance at Earthcore, electronic pioneers The Orb have just confirmed they will be playing one final show in Australia, joining Germany's S.U.N. Project at the Bliss 2 party on Friday 7th December at QBH in South Melbourne.
The Orb, the group that virtually invented the electronic genre known as ambient house, and then went on to triumph across the whole dance spectrum, will present an encore performance featuring their complete lighting and video show under the guidance of main man, Dr Alex Patterson.
S.U.N. Project, meanwhile, are a truly unique act in their own right, due to the use of traditional instruments in their live performances. The group started out when three Hamburg-based heavy metal musicians, Marco (bass), McCoy (drums) and Matthias (guitar), decided to spend their holidays in Goa, India. Previously unaware of the whole psychedelic trance phenomenon, they soon found themselves producing rocking psychedelic trance tracks.
Going on to release material on the Spirit Zone, Spiral Trax and Nova Tekk labels, S.U.N. Project's performances have been labelled "rock trance shows" due to the combination of psychedelic trance and live instrumentation utilised on stage, including electric guitars, drums, keyboards and synthesisers. The result is an energetic and very powerful stage show that has been witnessed by fans in Europe, Brazil, Japan, Australia and Israel.
Despite The Orb being added to the Bliss 2 bill, admission price remains the same with limited advance discount tickets available for $45 at www.earthcore.com.au. Otherwise, get them for $55 plus booking fee from Strange Days (Windsor), Ministry of Style (Fitzroy), Geometrix (Fitzroy), Alley Tunes (Hawthorn), 188D (St Kilda), Inacoma (Ringwood), Eye Spy (Frankston) or Central Station (City).
Bliss 2 featuring live acts The Orb and S.U.N. Project
plus DJ's Ozzy, Nirav, Alias, Billy The Kid
Friday 7th December
QBH - 1 Queensbridge Street, South Melbourne