News featuring Aphex Twin

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  • 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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’15 Feb 11 Wed

Wednesday 11th February

  • Little Dragon Map Out North American Spring Tour

    Little Dragon may have lost to Aphex Twin at the Grammys, but not to be discouraged, the Swedish electronic pop band have announced plans to tour North America late in the spring. The outing will run for more than three weeks from mid-May to early June. In that time, the band will play festival gigs at Sasquatch and the Governors Ball. They've also got a number of U.S. shows and five Canadian stops. These are in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Toronto and Montreal. See the schedule below. Tickets go on sale starting next Friday (February 20). These dates are in support of last year's...

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Monday 9th February

’15 Jan 28 Wed

Wednesday 28th January

  • Aphex Twin Sharing Unreleased Music on SoundCloud?

    These are days of plenty for Aphex Twin fans. The legendary electronic producer only just released his Computer Controlled Acoustic Instruments Pt2 EP in the wake of last year's Syro, and now it seems that he's been posting a massive trove of unreleased material on SoundCloud. We say "seems" because whoever is posting the material is doing so anonymously under the name user48736353001. Dozens of tracks have been posted in the last few days, some with tags like "#afx" and "#likeearlyaphex." The very first track, "8 Utopia," was posted along with the message "like early...

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  • Is Aphex Twin secretly leaking an entire vault of unreleased music?

    Mysterious SoundCloud account has unveiled over 70 alleged Aphex Twin demos and counting...

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  • Hear A Ton Of Previously Unreleased Aphex Twin Tracks

    Aphex Twin — or at least someone with extensive access to Richard D. James’ back library — has been uploading a bunch of tracks to a mysterious Soundcloud over the past few days purporting to be old Aphex tracks that were never released. Pitchfork lays out all of the details as to why these tracks [...]

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’15 Jan 26 Mon

Monday 26th January

  • listen to Aphex Twin's 'Computer Controlled Acoustic Instruments Pt2' EP

    by Bill Pearis

    Aphex Twin's Computer Controlled Acoustic Instruments Pt2 EP is out today (1/23). While from the same sessions, apparently, that gave us last year's Syro, the title of this EP is dead-on: here Richard D James is working with very organic sounds/samples (live drums, piano, bells and chimes), giving things a decidedly jazzy feel. And if 13 tracks and 27 minute running time seems like more like an album, the EP tag actually makes sense listening to it. It's variations on a theme, more than 13 distinct songs. You can stream an alternate mix of opening cut "Diskhat ALL Prepared1mixed [snr2mix]" and the whole EP via Spotify, below...

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