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01.23.15 Rhett Jones

Hot on the heels of his Grammy-nominated album Syro, Aphex Twin just dropped more new music. Computer Controlled Acoustic Instruments Pt2 EP is the second release from one of the best electronic music-makers in just 4 months. After a 13 year absence from the scene the man has said in interviews that he has a ton of unreleased music […]

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09.04.14 Rhett Jones

Aphex Twin dropped his first new track in 13 years on YouTube today. You can listen below. Maybe more notably than anything it features a lot of vocals, which is kind of rare for him. If they are actual words, they’re mangled or unintelligible. This comes on the heels of his launching a blimp over London […]

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04.14.14 Andy Cush

Richard D. James, he of many monikers, recorded an LP’s worth of music under his alias Caustic Window in the early ’90s that never saw release. Now — twenty years and a slew of Aphex Twin, AFX, and The Tuss releases later — it may see the light of day. A crowdfunding campaign to purchase […]

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02.24.14 Andy Cush

Snow is a scourge. It has held our city in a virtual stranglehold for months — this weekend’s pleasant weather notwithstanding —  turning sidewalks into skating rinks, screwing up parking, and keeping the Department of Sanitation from picking up trash. And there’s more coming this week. But that doesn’t change the fact that it can […]

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01.24.13 Eugene Reznik

Aphex Twin, Nine Inch Nails, Disasterpeace and in all likelihood, many other musicians have been hiding images in their songs for years. These Easter eggs can be found using something called a spectrograph, an application or instrument that creates visual renderings of audio signals. Other programs out there, like this one, or this one, do […]

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11.15.10 Piotr Orlov

The end-card to this viral video disturbance reads “12 March 2011.” This, we’re led to believe, will be when a new communique is set to drop from Richard D. James, once known as Aphex Twin, sometimes known as Analord, and best known as among electronic “dance” music’s freakiest poly-maths – though lately, only known as […]

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