News featuring Aphex Twin

The following news stories mention Aphex Twin. Stories are compiled from a hand-picked selection of popular music news sites based in Great Britain, Europe and the United States. Updated within the last hour.

’15 Mar 19 Thu

Thursday 19th March

  • Aphex Twin: Computer Controlled Acoustic Instruments Pt. 2

    Richard D. James isn't laying his best cards on the table with this EP, but at least he's staying active.

    We were warned. Before Richard D. James resurfaced as Aphex Twin in 2014 with his delightfully colorful album Syro, he revealed in interviews that he had at least a dozen albums worth of material on deck and waiting. In that light, the sudden appearance of Computer Controlled Acoustic Instruments Pt. 2 isn't such a big shock. On the other hand, the genetic makeup of this EP may take some getting used to for those who…

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’15 Mar 17 Tue

Tuesday 17th March

  • Rephlex Records Co-founder to Release Album as Piece of Land?

    Grant Wilson-Claridge may be best known for co-founding Rephlex Records with Richard D. James (a.k.a. Aphex Twin), but he's now making headlines (and possibly history) by trying to release an IDM album as a piece of land.   Wilson-Claridge has enlisted the help of We Are the Music Makers Forum boss Joyrex to run the project's Kickstarter campaign, following his involvement with the successful release Aphex Twin's rare Caustic Window album last year.   The new endeavour is seeking $30,000 to release Wilson-Claridge and his creative partner Aleksi Perälä's colundi everyOne — the...

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’15 Mar 13 Fri

Friday 13th March

  • Hundred Waters playing SXSW, made a mixtape with Aphex Twin, Andy Stott, new Braids song & more (stream/download)

    Hundred Waters are wrapping up their tour with Mitski playing shows in their former Florida home this weekend (the band recently relocated to LA) and finishing in Austin for a couple appearances at SXSW, playing the Pitchfork party at Mohawk on March 19 with Migos, Vince Staples, Waxahatchee, Title Fight and more, and then the We Are Family Showcase on March 21 with Emprss, Jacuzzi Boys, Phantoms, HO99O9 and Kodak To Graph. All dates are listed below.

    In anticipation of the We Are Family showcase, Hundred Waters made a mixtape with some of the other bands on the bill, as well as former tourmates, including Braids, Julianna Barwick, Kodak to Graph, Aphex Twin and more. Says the band's Zach Tetreault:

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’15 Mar 12 Thu

Thursday 12th March

’15 Mar 5 Thu

Thursday 5th March

  • Aphex Twin Is Releasing A Syro Bonus Track On White Label 12″

    After a decade-long hiatus, we’ve got an avalanche of new music from Aphex Twin. It’s been an almost overwhelming return, between last year’s SYRO, follow-up EP Computer Controlled Acoustic Instruments pt2, the long-lost Caustic Window LP, and that trove of SoundCloud tracks. The latest new music from Richard D. James comes in bite-size form: He’s […]

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  • Planet Of Sound: The Long, Unmistakable Orbit Of Aphex Twin

    A flood of music — official and semi-secret, after years of silence — puts the career of the electronic musician Richard D. James, best known as Aphex Twin, into new and revealing perspective.

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  • Aphex Twin to Release New 12-inch

    After breaking his lengthy silence with last year's Syro, the floodgates have opened for Aphex Twin, who continues to release more material. The IDM legend recently shared his Computer Controlled Acoustic Instruments Pt2 EP, and may have been leaking songs onto SoundCloud. Now, he's announced plans for a new 12-inch. As FACT reports, Richard D. James is planning to release a new Aphex Twin 12-inch next month. The release kicks off with "MARCHROMT30a Edit 2b 96," a song that mega-fans will know as a bonus song on the Japanese release of Syro. On the B-side, the...

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’15 Mar 4 Wed

Wednesday 4th March

  • Black Devil Disco Club's Bernard Fèvre Revisits the '70s with New Reissues

    Thanks to a reissue from Aphex Twin and his Rephlex label, disco vet Black Devil Disco Club has enjoyed a resurgence in the past decade. But while the French musician also known as Bernard Fèvre has released plenty of new music in recent years, he's now digging back into his past for some reissues on Anthology Recordings/Lo Recordings/Sound Obsession/Alter-K. They will be out May 12. As FACT reports, the campaign consists of three albums, all made in the '70s. This includes Black Devil's 1978 effort Disco Club, which is the aforementioned work previously reissued on Rephlex...

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’15 Feb 23 Mon

Monday 23rd February

’15 Feb 15 Sun

Sunday 15th February

  • How Björk broke the sound barrier

    With an acclaimed new album, and a MoMA exhibition due next month, the Icelandic star is back. Award-winning music writer Alex Ross traces her musical journey from child prodigy to genre-defying queen of the avant garde

    • Bjork: a career in pictures

    A few years ago, for a feature on a music blog, I asked Björk to make a selection of her favourite records. Her list included Mahler’s 10th Symphony; Alban Berg’s Lulu; Steve Reich’s Tehillim; a collection of Thai pop, entitled Siamese Soul, Volume 2; Alim Qasimov’s Azerbaijan: The Art of the Mugham; Joni Mitchell’s Don Juan’s Reckless Daughter; Kate Bush’s The Dreaming; Nico’s Desertshore; Public Enemy’s It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back; Aphex Twin’s Drukqs; the Ranges’ Panasonic EP; Black Dog Productions’ Bytes and James Blake’s debut album, James Blake.

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