Orbital: The Altogether (ffrr) ****
David Stubbs, Uncut, June 2001
ON THE techno calendar, the present era isn't so much AD as AD&B – the post-drum'n'bass era. That genre followed a curious arc – it went straight from pirate underground to co-option by anyone who wanted to give their TV theme tune an injection of instant hipness, without ever touching down in the Top 40 as such.
Total word count of piece: 403