Orphx

Orphx

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Orphx have been developing their fusion of hypnotic rhythms and experimental noise for over twenty years. Using modular and analog synthesizers, software, location recordings and feedback circuits, Rich Oddie and Christina Sealey draw upon the darker, psychedelic fringes of techno and electro, and combine these elements with the experimental aesthetics and themes of early industrial music.

Orphx gained an international following as one of the pioneering acts within the European ‘rhythmic noise’ scene and more recently came to the attention of techno fans through a series of acclaimed 12"s on Adam X’s Sonic Groove label, along with standout remixes for artists like Perc, Oscar Mulero and Svreca.

Oddie and Sealey have performed throughout Europe and North America at celebrated venues like Berghain and Tresor as well as notable electronic music festivals such as Movement and Mutek. Their live appearances are renowned for delivering improvised performances that combine software with modular synthesizer and other hardware.

Orphx has released nine full length albums and numerous singles on vinyl, CD and cassette that have had a significant influence on many artists in the present wave of industrial techno. Building on a sprawling back catalogue that stretches across the divisions between industrial, ambient and techno, their recent output has demonstrated that Orphx is both a pioneer and an innovator in the fusion of rhythm and noise.
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Orphx Discography

Albums

none Oriphix* 01(Cass) Xcreteria none Canada 1993 Sell This Version
none Orphx 02(Cass) Xcreteria none Canada 1994 Sell This Version
TUMOR CD04 Orphx Fragmentation(CD, Album) Malignant Records TUMOR CD04 US 1996 Sell This Version
B!018 Orphx Obsession And Progress(Cass, Ltd, Num) BloodLust! B!018 US 1996 Sell This Version
none En Nihil / Orphx En Nihil / Orphx - The Final Moments(Cass, Ltd, Num) Isolation, Third Force none Canada 1997 Sell This Version
D008 Orphx Vita Mediativa(CD, Album) Hands Productions D008 Germany 1999 Sell This Version
V020 Orphx Surface (MiniAlbum, EP) Hands Productions V020 Germany 2000 Sell This Version
D029 Orphx The Living Tissue (Album) Hands Productions D029 Germany 2001 Sell This Version
V044 Orphx Other Voices Hands Productions V044 Germany 2002 Sell This Version
¥738 Orphx Circuitbreaking (Album) Hymen Records ¥738 Germany 2004 Sell This Version
D088 Orphx Insurgent Flows(CD, Album) Hands Productions D088 Germany 2005 Sell This Version
D160 Orphx Radiotherapy (Album) Hands Productions D160 Germany 2011 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

V013 Orphx Nullity(10", Ltd, Num, Cle) Hands Productions V013 Germany 1998 Sell This Version
travel_document #1 Orphx Chalice(10") Auf Abwegen travel_document #1 Germany 2002 Sell This Version
D048 Orphx And The Infant Cycle Orphx And The Infant Cycle - Interference(CD, Maxi) Hands Productions D048 Germany 2003 Sell This Version
SGD0936 Orphx Division EP (EP) Sonic Groove SGD0936 US 2009 Sell This Version
SG1039 Orphx Black Light (EP) Sonic Groove SG1039 US 2010 Sell This Version
SGD1147 Orphx Traces EP (EP) Sonic Groove SGD1147 US 2011 Sell This Version
SGD1253 Orphx Hunger Knows No Law Sonic Groove SGD1253 2012 Sell This Version
SG1359 Orphx Boundary Conditions Sonic Groove SG1359 US 2013 Sell This Version
SGD1466 Orphx Sacrifice Sonic Groove SGD1466 US 2014 Sell This Version
K002 Rrose / Orphx Rrose / Orphx - Summer Solstice Edition Khemia Records K002 UK 2016 Sell This Version

Compilations

B033 Orphx Teletai - Rarities And Remixes(2xCD, Comp) Hands Productions B033 Germany 2008 Sell This Version
¥817 Orphx The Sonic Groove Releases Pt. 1 (Comp) Hymen Records ¥817 Germany 2014 Sell This Version
none Orphx The Sonic Groove Releases Pt. 2 (Comp) Not On Label (Orphx Self-Released) none Canada 2015 Sell This Version