aphex twin

Review: With ‘Cheetah,’ Aphex Twin Isn’t Just Back, He’s Prolific Again

At its essence, the act of record-reviewing becomes sort of a pass-fail proposition: If anyone’s reading, they mostly just want to know if they should…
Dan Weiss / July 8, 2016

Aphex Twin Cranks It Out With ‘Cheetah EP’ Closer ‘2X202-TS5′

Update: There's another new Aphex Twin song. This one's called "CHEETAHT7b" and it's below. Aphex Twin clearly delights in turning up where he's…
Anna Gaca / June 29, 2016

Aphex Twin Just Released His First Music Video in 17 Years

Aphex Twin has just released his first music video in 17 years, for his upcoming Cheetah EP (out July 8) track "CIRKLON3 [ Колхозная mix ]."
Brennan Carley / June 21, 2016

Aphex Twin May Have Drunk-Uploaded a New Track, ‘T17 Phase Out’

Aphex Twin is back to his usual tricks, it would seem. Richard D. James has resurrected his "user[insert numerical assortment here]" alias to upload a new,…
Harley Brown / December 29, 2015

Aphex Twin Shares Sedate Rework of ‘Avril 14th’

Aphex Twin's Druqks piano ballad "Avril 14th" was already one of his most placid tracks, but today he's shared an even more pillowy rendition that…
Colin Joyce / November 2, 2015

Mercury Prize Shortlist 2015: Florence + the Machine, Jamie xx, Aphex Twin, More

Update: Benjamin Clementine's At Least For Now has been awarded the 2015 Mercury Prize. Stream the winning album below. The Barclaycard Mercury Prize, which names the best British album…
Colin Joyce / October 16, 2015

Aphex Twin Issues New Track ‘oberheim blacet1b’ Under His Old AFX Moniker

Update: Hear two new Aphex Twin tracks (as AFX), "simple slamming b 2" and "midi pipe1c sds3time cube/klonedrm." Aphex Twin makes a truly…
James Grebey / July 31, 2015

Aphex Twin Announces New Album as AFX, ‘Orphaned Deejay Selek 2006-2008′

And God said "Let there be more Aphex Twin songs," and it was so — kind of. Richard D. James (whose masterpiece Selected Ambient Works, Vol.
Harley Brown / July 2, 2015

Aphex Twin Shares Ten New Songs From ‘Secret’ SoundCloud, As He Is Wont to Do

Aphex Twin is a bit of a mystery. Sometime he makes you wait 13 years for a new album (cough cough 2014's Syro cough), but other times…
James Grebey / May 5, 2015

Review: Aphex Twin Takes Us to His Toy Factory on ‘Computer Controlled Acoustic Instruments Pt2′ EP

Richard David James really has no business being considered a perfectionist, nor should anyone who releases doodles on EPs under a pen name, $562-list box…
Dan Weiss / February 3, 2015

Aphex Twin Releases New Track, ‘Diskhat ALL Prepared1mixed [snr2mix]’

Earlier this month, Aphex Twin announced that he'd be releasing a new 13-track EP called Computer Controlled Acoustic Instruments Pt2 on January 23. Now the formerly…
Brennan Carley / January 22, 2015

Aphex Twin Unveils Upcoming 13-Track EP

Aphex Twin, who recently dropped more than 30 previously unreleased tracks out of nowhere like it was nothing, just announced the release of a new 13-track EP…
James Grebey / January 9, 2015

Aphex Twin Answers Interview Questions From Skrillex, Apparat, Caribou, and More

In honor of electronic music magazine Groove's 25th anniversary, Aphex Twin recently answered questions from a coterie of fellow electronic artists like Skrillex, Apparat, Caribou,…
Rachel Brodsky / December 30, 2014

The 40 Best 2014 Songs by 1994 Artists

As we look back 20 years later through slightly rose-tinted glasses, 1994 seems a gloriously seether-fighting, sweater-undoing, fantastic voyage of 100% pure love. But lest…
SPIN Staff / December 29, 2014

Aphex Twin Unveils More Than 30 Previously Unreleased Recordings

For an artist as prolific as Aphex Twin's Richard D. James, who has recently hinted that he has more albums of new material than just…
Rachel Brodsky / November 10, 2014

Here’s the First Song From the First Aphex Twin Album in 13 Years

Aphex Twin's rollout for his first album in 13 years, SYRO, has been full of pleasant surprises, starting with the fact he's releasing a new…
Colin Stutz / September 4, 2014

Aphex Twin Will Hold ‘SYRO’ Listening Parties for Lucky Fans

Aphex Twin's rollout for SYRO, his first album in 13 years, has been fairly unconventional, what with the blimp teaser, deep web announcement, and barely legible…
Dan Reilly / August 29, 2014

Aphex Twin Declares Self a ‘Fartist’ in ‘SYRO’ Album Bio

First came a blimp, then a deep web announcement, and now the one-of-a-kind album rollout for Aphex Twin's SYRO continues with the official release of some weirdo cover…
Dan Reilly / August 21, 2014

Aphex Twin Announces ‘SYRO,’ His First LP Since 2001, on the Deep Web

On Saturday, a blimp bearing both the year 2014 and Aphex Twin's logo flew above a London venue, causing some speculation that Richard D. James…
Colin Joyce / August 18, 2014

Aphex Twin Teases London With a Giant Blimp

The perennially cryptic Richard D. James appears to be up to something. According to NME reports, a green blimp emblazoned with the year "2014" was…
Colin Joyce / August 16, 2014
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