Aphex Twin Wins 2015 Best Dance/Electronic Album Grammy

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Among the early announced 2015 Grammy Awards, Aphex Twin (Richard D. James) has received the Best Dance/Electronic Album Grammy, for Syro. 

The other nominees included:

  • While (1<2), Deadmaus
  • Nabuma Rubberband, Little Dragon
  • Do It Again, Röyksopp and Robyn
  • Damage Control, Mat Zo

Here’s minipops 67 from Syro: Continue reading

Download Free Album From Aphex Twin

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In recent interviews, Richard D James has mentioned that he has reams of unreleased Aphex Twin music and that he needed to get it out there so he could move on to creating something new.

Now a huge set of tracks has been made available for free download from Soundcloud.

It’s not immediately clear if these are legitimately from Aphex Twin. Check them out and let us know what you think.

You can preview the tracks below. Continue reading

New Aphex Twin Album, Computer Controlled Acoustic Instruments pt2 EP, Coming Jan 23rd

aphex-twin-computer-controlled-acoustic-instrumentsWarp Records has announced a new Aphex Twin EP, Computer Controlled Acoustic Instruments Pt. 2.

The 14-track EP is due out January 23rd.

The EP, along with the recently released Syro, follow a decade long drought from the influential electronic fartist, Richard D. James.

James has previously talked about his interest in music robots.  Continue reading