PIONEERS of house music in the UK have announced a UK tour celebrating 30 years since the bands inception.

Electronic music group, The Orb, have released 17 albums since forming in 1988, with their latest one, No Sounds Are Out Of Bounds, released in June.

The new album has earned praise, with Q magazine saying "Pioneering ambient-house outfit reacquire their mojo."

The Orb's UK tour will debut tracks from their new album, as well as featuring a 30th Anniversary Greatest Hits set highlighting the best of their work.

Six dates have been announced in October as part of the band's UK tour, including a performance at Tramshed in Cardiff on October 11, and SWX in Bristol the following day.

The Orb will also play Newcastle on October 13, Liverpool on October 18, Brighton on October 19 and Sheffield on October 20.