Aphex Twin, aka Richard D. James, is a name synonymous with the
intriguingly named genre of IDM (Intelligent Dance Music). James on the
label: "I just think it's really funny to have terms like that. It's
basically saying 'this is intelligent and everything else is stupid.' It's
really nasty to everyone else's music. It makes me laugh."
Aphex Twin's formed Rephlex Records in 1991, releasing three Analogue
Bubblebath EPs under the AFX name. He moved to London in 1993, where he
released a slew of albums and EPs on Warp Records and other labels under
many aliases. His first album 'Selected Ambient Works 85-92' was an ambient
affair, released in 1992 on R&S records.
In 1995 James began composing on computers, embracing a more drum n bass
sound mixed with acid lines. In the late 1990s, his mu... Bio | read more