Aphex Twin's First New Song in Almost 15 Years Is Sick

I learned to love Aphex Twin in college, not too long after Drukqs melted everyone's ears off. It's been a decade and a half since then. I'm getting older. Aphex Twin appears to be getting younger. » 9/05/14 8:05pm 9/05/14 8:05pm

Aphex Twin Is Teasing His New Album on the Deep Web

It's been 13 years since Aphex Twin released his last album, Drukqs, and fans have been foaming at the mouth for the next installment of the Richard D. James saga. On Monday morning, Aphex Twin taunted those fans in truly nerdy, fairly tantalizing fashion, by pointing them to the deep web. » 8/18/14 3:16pm 8/18/14 3:16pm

How Aphex Twin Fans Discovered—And Released—A Lost Album

Disquiet's Marc Weidenbaum caught up with Joyrex, who recently helped lead the way in discovering—and releasing—a lost Aphex Twin album from the 1990s. Available commercially now for the first time ever, the album was produced the same year as Selected Ambient Works Vol. II. In this interview, Joyrex discusses the… » 4/11/14 10:59am 4/11/14 10:59am

Aphex Twin's Selected Ambient Works Volume II Turns 20

Bay Area sound critic Marc Weidenbaum—acoustic historian, noise futurist, music instructor, and writer of a brand new book about Aphex Twin—has been blogging about music, electronics, and everyday sounds at his blog Disquiet here at Gizmodo for the last few months. » 3/14/14 6:40pm 3/14/14 6:40pm

Confused Ravers Terrorised by Aphex Twin's Face Mapping Demonstration

Imagine the scene. It's late. It's dark. You've had a bit to drink. You're happily dancing away in a world of your own, staring at the big screen. Then up comes your face with Aphex Twin's demonic branding over it. » 9/01/10 6:40am 9/01/10 6:40am

A Bollywood Composer Invented Techno in 1982 and Nobody Knew About It…

I'm no techno aficionado. I like bleeps and bloops. Who cares if they're acid house or space jam or whatever? But I can tell you this: "Ten Ragas to a Disco Beat" is amazing. And it's from 1982. » 3/31/10 7:59pm 3/31/10 7:59pm