Orchestral Manoeuvers in the Dark Discuss "The Punishment of Luxury"
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 09:02:34
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For almost 40 years, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark have been delivering off-center electronic music that consumes the masses. Over the years, the duo of Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys has seen numerous ups and downs, but they have continued to push forward even in the darkest of times. Their new album, The Punishment of Luxury, finds them once reaching new heights via a different sonic palette.
Its the conversation that keeps the band coming back, referring to the role of the artist as, "Essentially it's a conversation with yourself that you then make public and see if it resonates with other people." And luckily for us, it's a discussion they want to keep having.
ARTISTdirect's Christopher Friedmann caught up with Andy to discuss the band's new release, find out about their most grounding moments, and find out what keeps them going almost 40 years down the line.
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