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Tonight’s Concert Picks: The Orb at The Trocadero, James Hunter Six at World Cafe Live at The Queen, XPN Welcomes Diego Garcia at World Cafe Live and more

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English electronic duo The Orb bring their 25th anniversary tour to The Trocadero tonight.  Bandmates Alex Paterson and Martin “Youth” Glover have marked the quarter-century milestone with a new album called More Tales from the Orbservatory, released on Cooking Vinyl this past June.  The album matches the auditory structure of earlier releases, synching European-sounding house music with vocal samples that are usually spoken rather than sung.  Tickets and information for tonight’s show can be found here.  Watch a live video of The Orb performing “Little Fluffy Clouds” below.

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James Hunter Six debuts new video, “One Way Love” (playing Sellersville Theater in August)

Photo by Rachel Del Sordo
Photo by Rachel Del Sordo
The James Hunter Six premiered a new video on Rolling Stone for “One Way Love” from the band’s new album, Minute By Minute. Watch it below. The band returns to the area on Sunday, August 18th to Sellersville Theater. The James Hunter Six performed a Free At Noon on March 1st; listen to it here. Listen to Minute By Minute below.

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: XPN Welcomes The James Hunter Six to World Cafe Live, The Lawsuits at Chameleon Club, Double King at Kung Fu Necktie

James Hunter Six at The Rivoli Ball Room, London, December 2012Ahead of their Free at Noon appearance tomorrow, The James Hunter Six play an XPN Welcomes show at World Cafe Live tonight.  The British R&B musician released his full-length Minute By Minute earlier this week, his first studio album in five years.  Hunter got his start playing in the clubs of Central London and eventually caught the ear of Van Morrison, who took the soul singer on tour with him and sang on some of Hunter’s early records.  Tickets and information for the all-ages show can be found here.  Stream “Minute By Minute” below and download the new single here.

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