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How we made the Orb's Little Fluffy Clouds | Musique Non Stop

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016

How we made the Orb's Little Fluffy Clouds

‘The song still follows me around. There’s a beer named after it now – and a loaf of bread’

We started making acid house tracks before it was called acid house. It was electronic indie dance music, really. I was sharing a council flat with Alex in Battersea, which had a bedroom studio. Jimmy Cauty from the KLF, who’d been in my band Brilliant, came round a lot and Andrew Weatherall lived upstairs. Alex and I started a label called WAU! Mr Modo, which stood for weird and unusual. It became a community.

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