user48736353001, aka Aphex Twin (Richard D. James), has released more tracks on SoundCloud, bring the total number of tracks available to download to over 170. Continue reading
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
Ambient electronic artist Steve Roach has released a new album, Invisible, as a name-your-price download via Bandcamp.
Here’s what Roach has to say about the new album:
With the momentum of the past year still churning, I hunkered down in the Timeroom over the past few cold and rain infused days and created a new long-form piece, featured on Bandcamp only for the time being.
A New Year’s gift to you; freshly cooked from the Timeroom to you on short order.
David Rees decided to make an album of Aphex Twin / Taylor Swift mashups, because they both have great production and, at least in his view, ‘Taylor Swift is as scary as Aphex Twin': Continue reading
Video game music label Pterodactyl Squad has released ELO: The Video Game OST – a free chiptune tribute to ELO.
The album features some of ELO’s best-known songs, arranged for Nintendo and Sega sound chips.
Here’s what Pterodactyl Squad has to say about the release: Continue reading
Quiet Friends is a collection of ambient music that is ‘inspired by the blueprint of Structures From Silence.
“I’m sure I first heard the hypnotic pulse of Structures From Silence while listening to Stars End on WXPN radio,” says Free Floating Music label head Brad Ross-MacLeod. “That was it. That was the sound of that place I was seeking.”
“This collection is dedicated with deep gratitude to him,” adds Ross-MacLeod, “for inspiring us stop and listen in that world and to make our own music there with him.”
Here’s what Steve Roach has to say about the album: Continue reading