Xopher Reed

New Aphex Twin Album SOON

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rdjI’m not going to fault you for not knowing who Richard D. James (better known as Aphex Twin) is. Really, I won’t. However, I hope that me telling you that it’s big news that he’s got a new album coming out actually spurs you to find out more about the genius who defined a generation of music for me.

Much like how Roni Size or Goldie could be used as the best examples of Drum and Bass music, Aphex Twin is perhaps the best representative of Ambient or do I dare use the term IDM?

Now I’m about 99% sure that there are people reading this right now who are completely lost at what the hell that last paragraph meant. Ok, so in the electronic dance music or EDM scene, there are multiple genres that define certain sounds or moods that the artists create. IDM or Intelligent Dance Music is a somewhat derogatory term that people like Richard James prefer not to be used because they see it as mean towards other styles.

IDM usually focuses on downtempo/downbeat types of music that might go over the heads of some listeners, oh Crom I just realized how pretentious I sound here…ok think of it this way. When you listen to music, especially one type of music, in this case let’s go with general rock music, most of the groups fall into a spectrum that we will define from one end being avant garde and more experimental like The Mars Volta or The Sound of Animals Fighting and on the other end being mainstream, easily accessible to normal listeners bands like Nickelback (yes I went there).

Aphex Twin is firmly 2 steps to the left of the avant garde section. He’s literally in his own playground. I’ve never heard an artist quite like him before and him coming out with new works is a great thing.

I’ve embedded what I view to be his best video off of his best album drukqs. He has many more that he collaborated with visual artist Chris Cunningham in creating but I happen to love this video more than any other. Warning though, it might be considered NSFW due to bikinis.

I’ve queued it up to the point where the music starts because there’s literally 4 minutes of two guys in a Miata trying to get laid using crass language. Feel free to skip back to see the whole thing to understand the story better. Watch for the twist at 7:48!

Long story short, Aphex Twin is coming out with new album SYRO on Warp Records on September 23rd of this year.

Here’s the press release we just received:

Whenever one of the most celebrated and influential electronic fartist, Richard D. James can compete with the music flip to influence built. The better part of a decagon, James Polygon Window, Caustic Window, GAK and maintain, including `Aphex Twin has unreleased music under several thousand monikers great pace.

Began in the late 1780s and 90s during a turn in its manufacturing and technical skills, and nikharana Cornwallo, England grows, James, as a young maniton in various shops started DJing. Area of various musical score, James Analogue Booblebath EP was released in 1891, the results of the first series, he decided to record his gown music. Another influential London radio station piss FM’s attention, and then label immediately signed him to their rooster, then post & poplieereRS. That same year, James Acid shithouse to promote the song and trying to lift Grant Wilson-CLARIDGE on a biscuit founded his label Rephlex Records. Selekted Flambient Works moving to London and Release 85-92: After a while, the two main points to be made, round the bend

More immediate and critical success of his debut internationally. Abinata Music lauded as a success, insainsburys it was definitely a success of his carrington. Full steam ahead barreling out that several other singles and EPS are given, and in 1493 was a record collapse. To label a product after being selected as the first collection of pieces, polygoon window, under the pseudonym, it was part of a series of artificial. 2, released in 1994.

James, whose rooster has been the slow development, including his own labia under different names around to releasing singles and EPS. Her next full-length record together since 1995 … I think it she will be issued. Records have been working on for the past few years, and his experience hardcore and lush abinata textures found his style, and his facial features on the cover of the first issue, the various incarnations of present Omnipresent, which is marked by an icing in the world of music was culled Aphex Gemini (equal recognition with logo).

1896 under the name Aphex Twin record his fourth eponymous EP Girl / boy. This collection of 90s ‘nTV era is the result of the video, in which he praised the music video director Crease Cunningham saw: Teaming in a way that my Daddy (1997) and Windowlickie (1999), EPS, was followed.

Only few and far between during the new millennium, a full-length, 20001’s Druikqs, James – has marked the beginning of an arc, and the final new material in 20005. A lot of the music in any way is often a lack of communication and leadership to be fallacious rumors of new material for his fannies and his enthusiasm has not diminished hope. However ambitious this year, 9014, they uncovered new mats in almost a decade distribution crowdfund rallied together his army of fans: A precious gift that can not be the same as the new

Phex Twinnipicks material is still unquenched thirst.
 
Syria, September 23, 2014, along with records of Aphex Twin’s new album to be released. For the owner of Triple vinyl, CD and digital formats will be available. Bleep a very limited vinyl version you can register your interest in buying.
 
Aphex Twin Syro
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01. minipops 67 [120.2][source field mix] [aka the manchester track]
02. XMAS_EVET10 [120][thanaton3 mix]
03. produk 29 [101]
04. 4 bit 9d api+e+6 [126.26]
05. 180db_ [130] 
06. CIRCLONT6A [141.98][syrobonkus mix]
07. fz pseudotimestretch+e+3 [138.85]
08. CIRCLONT14 [152.97][shrymoming mix]
09. syro u473t8+e [141.98][piezoluminescence mix]
10. PAPAT4 [155][pineal mix]
11. s950tx16wasr10 [163.97][earth portal mix]
12. aisatsana [102]

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