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Cornwall, United Kingdom (1985 – present)

Aphex Twin, born Richard David James, August 18, 1971, in Limerick, Ireland to Welsh parents Lorna and Derek James, is an electronic music artist. He grew up in Cornwall, United Kingdom and started producing music around the age of 12 and made his first release aired on 1985.

Richard has been hailed as “the most inventive and influential figure in contemporary music”, with his works ranging from pieces to .
In 1991 Aphex formed the Rephlex record label with his friend Grant Wilson-Claridge. Signed artists include Mike Paradinas (aka µ-Ziq) and Squarepusher.

Also known as: AFX, Blue Calx, Bradley Strider, Caustic Window, The Dice Man, GAK, Polygon Window, Power-Pill, Q-Chastic, Soit-P.P., Rich in Mike & Rich, Martin Tressider in Universal Indicator

Also rumoured to be, but has never been proven, part of The Tuss.


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  • Dy162_50

    Syro is pretty good (2) .

    3 hours ago Reply
  • gombost

    Syro shows that Richard ages like wine. Same o' same o' with more taste and less edge. Not that it's a bad thing, altogether it's nice to have him around. We'll see if he's still got something new to show.

    3 hours ago Reply
  • Triplearrow

    what about CIRCLONT6A? It's a masterpiece!

    yesterday evening Reply
  • m-saIami

    Papat is a great track, glad its on top !

    Yesterday 9:07pm Reply
  • Danomagico

    v Well XMAS_EVET10 and PAPAT4 too !

    Yesterday 5:11pm Reply
  • optimistic_tour

    speaking of tags: at least the correct minipops 67 is on top!

    Yesterday 3:46pm Reply
  • optimistic_tour

    Yeah, civil discussion is civil! :)

    Yesterday 3:46pm Reply
  • scomatsho

    Who is angry? I didn't see anyone getting angry - just sharing opinions.

    Yesterday 2:33pm Reply
  • Janzu21

    And i'm loving the new main pic

    Yesterday 2:06pm Reply
  • Janzu21

    In most shoutboxes it seems people are angry about the artist changing rather than sounding like they used to. People will bitch either way. Just enjoy it for what it is or don't. [2] This is the ultimate truth

    Yesterday 2:05pm Reply
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  • scomatsho

    @CatalystDM Discussion was about Syro sounding like 1998 RDJ not RDJ sounding like 1998 electronic music in general.

    Yesterday 7:21am Reply
  • ArrenCZ

    I'm (still) enjoying Syro. Honestly, if all the tracks were like Magic Window from BOC with the exception of XMAS_EVET10 [120][thanaton3 mix], I'd still like Syro a lot. And there's definitely more on Syro than just the godlike track no. 2

    Yesterday 4:54am Reply
  • ibreatheoxygen

    In most shoutboxes it seems people are angry about the artist changing rather than sounding like they used to. People will bitch either way. Just enjoy it for what it is or don't.

    Yesterday 1:49am Reply
  • Mechayoshi

    v Don't even get me started on what passes for edm these days.

    Yesterday 1:26am Reply
  • Asomatica

    I rather take 500 more albums that sound like 1998 than the shit that calls itself electronic music today.

    Yesterday 1:20am Reply
  • CatalystDM

    Guys RDJ has never sounded like he was of a certain time, except maybe the far future. Syro included -- pointless to discuss whether or not it sounds like 1998 because in 1998 he sounded like he was making music from the 22nd century

    Yesterday 1:12am Reply
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  • Triplearrow

    The new album reminds me a lot about The Tuss - Rushup Edge

    Yesterday 11:41pm Reply
  • sunheadbowed

    Christ, what a mess the charts are.

    30 Sep 9:08pm Reply
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