Andy Hughes

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For people with a similar name, see Andrew Hughes.

Andy Hughes (11 November 1965 – 12 June 2009) was an English electronic music producer from Harrow, Middlesex.[1] He is most known for his work with The Orb, where he helped mix and produce Orbus Terrarum, Orblivion, and Cydonia, as well as The Orb's singles from this period. Hughes left The Orb during the production of Cydonia, which was reworked after his departure. In 2009, he mastered The Orb's Baghdad Batteries (Orbsessions Volume III) for release. He also did some additional original production work and performed remixes for The Cranberries and Tangerine Dream.

Prior to his Orb years he had helped to design and build the studios for Bunk Junk & Genius and worked with many famous artists.

Hughes died aged 43 of renal failure, at the Liver Intensive Care Unit at King's College Hospital in London, on 12 June 2009.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b "The Orb's Andy Hughes Dead At 43". Synthtopia. 2009-06-23. Retrieved 2014-07-28. 
  2. ^ Perrone, Pierre (2009-08-04). "Andy Hughes: DJ and mixer whose work with The Orb entranced a generation - Obituaries - News". The Independent. Retrieved 2014-07-28. 

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