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Cow/Chill Out, World!

The Orb

Cow/Chill Out, World!

Album number fourteen from the ambient house stalwarts Alex Paterson and Thomas Fehlmann

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  1. 9.0 |   PopMatters

    We continue to be blessed with such enchanting examples of mastery
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  2. 8.0 |   All Music

    The album succeeds in creating a calm state of mind, but it never dwells in one place for too long, sounding more excited than it might seem on the surface
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  3. 7.2 |   Resident Advisor

    The sound of The Orb stripped down its essence, revealing the splendor that's always been there
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  4. 7.0 |   Tiny Mix Tapes

    For a pair this prolific, a little bit of “chill” might for once do them good
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  5. 7.0 |   Exclaim

    The Orb's easily digestible and absorbent songs make it simple for the listener to take the album's titular advice
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  6. 7.0 |   Mixmag

    The beautiful and ambient narco-breakbeat of ‘4am Exhale’ and swooning downtempo of ‘9 Elms Over River Eno (Channel 9)’ are two gentle, aural hugs from these two esteemed purveyors of sonic sunshine
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  7. 6.0 |   Slant Magazine

    COW‘s inward-looking is often gray and formless, and suggests that Paterson and Fehlmann are indeed best understood when exploring the concepts they can’t understand
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  8. 6.0 |   Pitchfork

    Has some of the Orb’s most gentle moments to date, eschewing ambient house for ambient music, pure and simple
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  9. 4.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    Maybe The Orb got a little bored themselves
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