Aphex Twin

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‘It was a gateway for people to get into electronic music’: 30 years of Warp Records’ Artificial Intelligence
Taking cues from Detroit techno and showcasing Autechre and Aphex Twin, the famed compilation found hedonism in the wind-down. As it is reissued, famous fans from then and now explain why they love it

Joe Muggs

14, Dec, 2022 @5:13 PM

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From Bowie to Beyoncé: the gateway albums to get into the greatest artists
Keen to explore an artist’s oeuvre but overwhelmed by choice in today’s stream-heavy world? Fear not: from Joni to Fela, Madonna to Miles, our critics tell you which album to begin with

Guardian writers

19, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘Aphex Twin pours water on my meltdowns’: Guardian readers on the songs that soothe them
Donald Trump is reportedly calmed by a blast of Memory from Cats – but our readers prefer Radiohead and Miles Davis

Guardian readers, Ben Morris, and Clea Skopeliti

01, Jul, 2022 @11:52 AM

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UK pop pilgrimages: from Paul McCartney’s Kintyre to Giggs’s Peckham
With festivals looking thin on the ground, why not visit the places that have inspired some of our best songs and greatest bands, including Pulp, the Undertones and … Cliff Richard

Malcolm Jack, Eamonn Forde, Sam Davies, Laura Snapes, Ian Gittins, Daniel Dylan Wray

25, Jun, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Aphex Twin review – wild lights, jungle buzzsaw and a boo for Boris
The electronic music legend melted genres at breakneck speed in this peerless ambient-to-hardcore festival outing – to the delight of a young crowd

Lauren Martin

15, Sep, 2019 @12:45 PM

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Coachella day two: kidult silliness and Billie Eilish's freaky vibes
J Balvin brings reggaeton to the main stage and Aphex Twin is on masterful form but it’s the kids who rule the day

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

14, Apr, 2019 @12:16 PM

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Aphex Twin's best songs – ranked!
As the 25th anniversary of the release of Selected Ambient Works Volume II approaches, we take a look at Richard D James’s back catalogue, from disorientating acid-house bangers to dreamy, if unsettling melodies

Geeta Dayal

28, Feb, 2019 @2:40 PM

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Brits 2019: who will – and should – win every award
Can Dua Lipa have a second successful Brits year in a row, or will George Ezra dominate the biggest categories? Ahead of tonight’s ceremony, we ponder the likely winners

Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Laura Snapes

20, Feb, 2019 @7:00 AM

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R&B star HER: ‘I wanted to be anonymous’
Her songs are streamed in the millions and her music is beloved by Janet Jackson. But who is HER, the songwriter who hides her identity with a pair of sunglasses?

Leonie Cooper

05, Nov, 2018 @12:00 PM

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Tracks of the week reviewed: Cher, Toto doing Weezer and Aphex Twin
Cher continues the Abba love-in, there’s a goosebump-inducing tale from Ray BLK, and Aphex Twin offers a yummy mummy-free answer to meditation

Hannah J Davies

17, Aug, 2018 @10:00 AM

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Blimps, runes and latte mummies: how Aphex Twin keeps fans guessing
The Cornish producer has released his first new music since 2016, and has been preceded by a typically twisted rabbit hole of clues for fans to decipher

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

07, Aug, 2018 @2:21 PM

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Mystery images at tube station hint at new Aphex Twin album
Logos appear on the walls of Elephant and Castle station near where British producer was rumoured to have lived in the 1990s

Laura Snapes

30, Jul, 2018 @11:01 AM

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