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Richard David James

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Aphex Twin (Richard David James, born August 18, 1971 in Limerick, Ireland) is an electronic music artist, credited with pushing forward the genres of , , , and .

Richard D. James usually does the photography for his releases’ artwork himself. A lot of his album artwork photos show James’ own face, grinning or slightly distorted in some way. Near the end of the second track on the “Windowlicker” single (commonly referred to as “Formula”, “Symbol”, or “Equation”) a photo of James’ face is revealed when run through spectral analysis . The picture illustrates his famous toothy, evil grin (with a spiral also visible at the end of Windowlicker). In addition to this, the cover of “Two Remixes by AFX” is actually contained only on the CD, encoded in SSTV format.

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