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Orbiting The Orb

Barney Hoskyns, Request, May 1997

"DOCTOR" ALEX Patterson, overlord of the Orb and revered godfather of the genus Ambient Techno, would like another brandy and ginger, if you don’t mind. He’s been sitting in New York’s Paramount hotel doing interviews for the best part of a week and he’d like another brandy and ginger. Is that so very much to ask?

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