As amateur IDM producers continue to flood the Web with fake versions of the new Aphex Twin album, the man of the hour himself has finally shared an official song from the Syro sessions. Available below, “minipops 67 [120.2][source field mix]” slips some vintage AFX sounds (lots of squelchy synth lines and soothing counter melodies) over surprises like a scrambled vocal sample some will probably compare to Thom Yorke. With Richard D. James, who knows?
By Marc Hogan on 01.23.15 in News
Nicki Minaj might turn out to be the last major pop figure whose album leaked the old-fashioned way. On December 11, four days before The Pinkprint was supposed to be released in the United States, the Beyoncé collaborat...
By Marc Hogan on 01.22.15 in News
It's a good day for new music from enigmatic electronic auteurs, with new tracks by both Aphex Twin and Burial. As for Richard D. James, he has shared the meditative "Diskhat ALL Prepared1mixed [snr2mix]" (via FACT)....
By Marc Hogan on 01.09.15 in News
Richard D. James took 13 years between albums before releasing last year's muso-electronic bubblebath Syro (see our 100 Best Albums of 2014). Less remarked upon during Aphex Twin's long absence was a similar drought in E...
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