1. 15 Horrifying Dance Songs for Your Halloween Playlist

    October 26, 2017 7:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Listen to them — children of the night. What music they make." Dracula said that, and he was talking about wolves, but we're here to talk about dance music. It's Halloween time, which means killer parties, which means you need a ...

  2. Aphex Twin Streams Field Day Set, Releases Limited EP 'London 03.06.17': Listen

    June 06, 2017 10:26 AM EDT 0 0 0 The elusive Richard D. James has been wildly active. Aphex Twin is touching road in support of recent releases, dropping an EP a year with 2015's Computer Controlled Acoustic Instruments pt2, 2016's Cheetah, and as of Saturday's set ( ...

  3. Aphex Twin to Live Stream London's Field Day Festival Set

    May 30, 2017 1:54 PM EDT 0 0 0 Some acts appear so rarely, you've basically accepted that you'll never see them in your life. Aphex Twin is one of the most iconic producers in electronic music, and he's equally elusive. He shocked the world when he performed at Hou ...

  4. Aphex Twin Shares Mysterious New Track 'tnodvood104': Listen

    December 27, 2016 5:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Hot off the heels of his first stateside performance in nearly a decade, Aphex Twin is back with another mysterious offering. The track uploaded by “uder1881971,” which is Aphex Twin's musical dumping ground, is titled simply “tnodvood104.” The ...

  5. Bjork Ends 2016 With a Hopeful Message Against Sexism in the Music Industry

    December 21, 2016 5:27 PM EST 0 0 4 It sounds like experimental music icon Bjork had a great time DJing at Houston's Day for Night festival earlier this week. She had the chance to perform alongside some of her favorite acts, including Aphex Twin , Arca and Oneohtrix Point Never ...

  6. Aphex Twin Makes Rare U.S. Festival Appearance, Sells Mysterious New Record

    December 19, 2016 4:15 AM EST 0 0 4 Aphex Twin will never be confused with Santa Claus, though like Father Christmas he’s wrapped in mystery, rarely seen and he has been handing out gifts in late December.  The veteran electronic music producer made a rare live U.S. appearance on the ...

  7. Aphex Twin Shares Apocalyptic Video on Eve of US Election: Watch

    November 07, 2016 4:38 PM EST 0 0 0 We can’t say for sure whether or not Aphex Twin is a Hillary Clinton supporter, but we can say the reclusive electronic pioneer approves this message. His recent Facebook video promotes the European producer’s upcoming performance at Houston’s Day F ...

  8. The 13 Scariest Dance Music Videos to Creep You Out This Halloween

    October 25, 2016 8:27 PM EDT 0 0 4 Nothing beats a good spook on All Hallow's Eve, but you have a short attention span. You need a scare that comes bite-size, and you want it to have a killer beat. Don't fret, freaks. The dance music world offers plenty of music videos full ...

  9. Midland Talks Drum and Bass Origins & the Success of 'Final Credits'

    October 16, 2016 1:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 Earlier this year, the English producer/DJ Midland was tapped by dance music impresario Pete Tong to make his very Essential Mix for BBC Radio 1. Midland (real name: Harry Agius) took a month off to focus almost exclusively on the mix; in addition t ...

  10. Rockwell Talks Open-Minded Drum 'n' Bass Approach, Premieres 'Hoez To The Floor'

    October 05, 2016 10:33 AM EDT 0 0 0 Last year, the English drum and bass producer Rockwell was surprised to hear one of his own songs getting regular play on BBC Radio 1. Though the track was titled "Please Please Please (Play This On The Radio)," it moved with the unruly ve ...

  11. Aphex Twin Confirmed for First U.S. Performance in 8 Years

    September 13, 2016 4:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Electronic noise heads everywhere are about to lose their cool. Aphex Twin is confirmed to play Houston's Day for Night festival at some point during the two-day event from Dec. 17 and 18. Festival organizers say this will be the elusive artist ...

  12. Help Flying Lotus Make His First Movie 'Kuso'

    August 16, 2016 3:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 Soundtrack features Aphex Twin, Thundercat & more. It was all a lie! Flying Lotus wasn't debuting a short film called Royal at Sundance Film Festival's Next Fest. He was actually teasing a tidbit from his work in progress, debut full-l ...

  13. Aphex Twin and µ–Ziq's 'Expert Knob Twiddlers' Gets 20th Anniversary Re-Release With Bonus Tracks

    July 21, 2016 1:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 Twenty-two years ago, self-proclaimed Expert Knob Twiddlers Aphex Twin and µ–Ziq came together in what we can only imagine was a dimly-lit studio full of analog synthesizers, electronic recording equipment, and computers the size of a mall to create ...

  14. Drake and Kungs Battle For U.K. Singles Chart Crown, Biffy Clyro Charging to Albums Summit

    July 12, 2016 3:01 AM EDT 0 0 0 Biffy Clyro's Ellipsis  (14th Floor) has built a near-unbeatable lead in the race to the U.K. albums chart crown.  The Scottish band’s seventh LP is literally bullying its way to the top. At the mid-point of the chart cycle, Ellipsis is outsell ...

  15. Stream Aphex Twin's 'Cheetah' EP Right Now

    July 05, 2016 2:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 Weirdos rejoice. The crown king of outsider beats has unlocked a door into his musical mind and BBC Radio 6 is your metaphorical key. Aphex Twin Recruits 12-Year-Old Kid to Direct First Video In 17 Years Aphex Twin 's seven-track Cheetah  EP is ...

  16. Aphex Twin Recruits 12-Year-Old Kid to Direct First Video In 17 Years

    June 21, 2016 11:53 AM EDT 0 0 0 Earlier this month, Aphex Twin teased a new release. "The Aphex Twin Cheetah EP uses digital sound generation techniques combined with wave sequencing technology to bring you sounds with movement and depth rarely found on records today," a ...

  17. Aphex Twin Teases New 'Cheetah' EP on Warp Records

    June 07, 2016 10:57 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pictures of an advertisement for a new Aphex Twin project surfaced this week on Twitter. Norman Records and the Drift Record Shop both posted images promoting the release. Text from the photos suggests, "the Aphex Twin Cheetah EP uses digital s ...

  18. Florence + the Machine, Jamie xx & Aphex Twin Among 2015 Mercury Prize Nominees

    October 16, 2015 10:02 AM EDT 0 0 0 The shortlist of 2015 Mercury Prize nominees has just been announced, and includes this year's releases from  Florence + the Machine , Jamie xx  and Aphex Twin .  Young Fathers Beat Out Damon Albarn, FKA Twigs for 2014 Mercury Prize The Mercury ...

  19. Aphex Twin to Release More Than 100 Unheard Tracks

    July 22, 2015 6:40 PM EDT It's always feast or famine with Aphex Twin , and it looks like dinner is served. The enigmatic artist - born Richard D. James - took to Soundcloud today (July 22) to reveal forthcoming material in a message posted in his biography: "I ...

  20. Jamie XX Taps Dance Music’s Past for Wildly Imaginative Debut ‘In Colour’: Album Review

    June 08, 2015 5:19 PM EDT Jamie xx is 26 years old, which means he was barely out of diapers during the heyday of '90s U.K. rave culture, which provides the heart, soul and inspiration for his jaw-dropping solo debut, In Colour . The xx member (real name: Jamie Smith) ...

  21. Madeon Makes His Mark on Hot Dance/Electronic Songs Chart

    February 20, 2015 3:57 PM EST The producer arrives at No. 29, showing off his penchant for mixing dance and rock. Madeon scores the Hot Shot Debut on Billboard's Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart with "Pay No Mind" (No. 29). Featuring vocals from alt-rock band P ...

  22. Grammy Breakdown By Label: Majors Sweep Major Awards, Indies Have Strong Collective Showing

    February 09, 2015 4:08 PM EST 0 1 0 At the Grammys on Sunday evening, major labels won big across the most popular genres, and Universal Music Group nudged out Sony Music for the most wins -- 13 to 12 -- across 50 recorded music categories. Major label-associated companies brought in ...

  23. Taylor Swift & Aphex Twin Get a Surprisingly Good Mashup Album by David Rees

    October 26, 2014 5:54 PM EDT Taylor Swift and Aphex Twin both will have two of the most anticipated albums of the year, but in totally, completely, utterly different realms. Now you can hear them together in a new mashup album created by cartoonist and TV personality David Re ...

  24. Aphex Twin, Erasure Return to Dance/Electronic Albums Chart

    October 03, 2014 2:10 PM EDT After nearly a 13-year wait, Aphex Twin returns with its first full-length album since 2001, Syro . The album debuts at No. 1 on Dance/Electronic Albums and No. 11 on the Billboard 200, selling 23,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen ...

  25. Microsoft Buys Mojang, Company Behind Massive 'Minecraft'

    September 15, 2014 11:32 AM EDT 0 0 0 Microsoft will acquire the maker of the long-running hit game Minecraft for $2.5 billion as the company continues to invest in its Xbox gaming platform and looks to grab attention on mobile phones. The technology company said it will buy Stockholm-b ...

  26. Hear Aphex Twin’s Fantastic, Absurdly Titled New Song

    September 04, 2014 5:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 The first new Aphex Twin album in 13 years is finally becoming a reality. Richard D. James just released the first track from new LP Syro , the cryptically titled, five-minute song "minipops 67 [120.2][source field mix]." Musically, the ne ...

  27. Aphex Twin on Kanye West: 'He Tried to F---ing Rip Me Off'

    August 26, 2014 12:31 PM EDT 5 0 1 Richard D. James -- aka Aphex Twin -- is primed to release his first proper album in 13 years. With SYRO due out Sept. 23 via Warp, James has completed a lengthy interview with  Pitchfork , which the site posted some excerpts from . Among the juicie ...

  28. Behind the (Unheard) Music: Is Aphex Twin Poised for a Grammy Nod?

    August 21, 2014 4:19 PM EDT Aphex Twin , the obscure electronic music artist (real name: Richard D. James ) who has been teasing his next album on blimps, street graffiti and via the "deep web," will release his first album in 13 years on Sept. 23 through Warp ...

  29. Aphex Twin Reveals New Album 'Syro' Via Underground Internet

    August 18, 2014 3:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 So that's what that blimp was about. Two days after flying an enigmatic blimp over London , Aphex Twin revealed he's releasing his first new album in 13 years, entitled Syro . Richard D. James made the announcement via Tor, a sort of under ...

  30. Brian Eno & Karl Hyde Roll Out Another New Album, Release Single ‘DBF’: Listen

    May 30, 2014 6:04 AM EDT 0 0 0 Strike when the iron’s hot. That’s exactly what Brian Eno and Karl Hyde have done.  When the electronic music masters released a debut collaborative album earlier this month, “Someday World,” they found they were still smoking hot. So they struck ag ...

  31. Kanye West Playlist: Recommended If You Like 'Yeezus'

    June 17, 2013 10:34 AM EDT Call it "Yeezus" shock. A couple of spins into the dense and visceral new opus from Kanye West, god of French lamps and pastries alike, and it hits you: Nothing else in your iTunes library can quite follow it up. Kanye West is nothing i ...

  32. Boards of Canada Return with ‘Tomorrow’s Harvest’

    April 30, 2013 12:26 AM EDT Boards of Canada are breaking an extremely long drought with confirmation today of a new album, “Tomorrow’s Harvest." The influential electronic duo, comprising Scottish sibling producers Michael Sandison and Marcus Eoin, announced their ...

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  34. Album Reviews: No Doubt, Mika, Ben Folds Five & more

    October 09, 2012 6:33 AM EDT Mika The Origin of Love Producers: various Republic Records Release Date: Oct. 16 The surviving members of Queen have done well with Freddie Mercury stand-ins Paul Rodgers and Adam Lambert. But British singer Mika is lurking out there as another ...

  35. Disco Biscuits' Camp Bisco Downsizes in 2012

    July 19, 2012 6:50 PM EDT It seems like U.S. rock festivals have been on a super-sizing frenzy. The typically three-day Coachella festival in Indio, Calif., played out over two weekends in April and just added a pair of Caribbean cruises in December. On the other side of t ...

  36. Music's Top 10 Viral Videos of 2011

    December 21, 2011 12:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Rebecca Black was to viral videos in 2011 what Adele was to the music world at large this year: The lady of the hour. Black's "Friday" hit very early in the year and kept the Internet a-chattering throughout 2011. Her fellow viral sta ...

  37. Duck Sauce's 'Big Bad Wolf': 2011's Most Disturbing Video

    October 25, 2011 12:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 What's more frightening than anything you'll see this Halloween? Dance duo Duck Sauce's new video for "Big Bad Wolf," which leans closer to the always disturbing Aphex Twin clip for "Come to Daddy" than Duck Sauce& ...

  38. Prince To Headline Second Night Of Coachella

    April 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Prince will make a rare U.S. festival appearance at Coachella later this month. Organizers confirmed today that the artist will headline the Saturday (April 26) lineup, joining previously announced he Prince will make a rare U.S. festival appearance ...

  39. Goldenvoice, Amtrak Link For Coachella Train Stop

    March 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival producer Goldenvoice has partnered with Amtrak to provide a limited number of festival campers with a free train ride to and from this year's event, which is Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival ...

  40. Aphex Twin, Goldfrapp, Tankian Join Coachella Lineup

    March 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Aphex Twin, Goldfrapp, Kate Nash, Serj Tankian, Redd Kross and Adele have joined the lineup for the 2008 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 25-27 at Empire Polo Field in Indi Aphex Twin, Goldfrapp, Kate Nash, Serj Tankian, ...

  41. ENSEMBLE, "Ensemble"

    November 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ensemble is the moniker of Montreal composer Olivier Alary, an artist who garnered recognition after he signed with Fat Cat earlier this decade. Ensemble is the moniker of Montreal composer Olivier Alary, an artist who garnered recognition after he ...

  42. New Order, Strokes, Cure Rock For 'Marie Antoinette'

    September 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Marie Antoinette set France on its ear in the 1770s, but the upcoming film about her life features a decidedly more modern soundtrack. Marie Antoinette set France on its ear in the 1770s, but the upcoming film about her life features a decidedly mor ...

  43. AIM Recruits Warp Exec

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Greg Eden has been appointed GM of AIM Digital, the digital arm of U.K. labels' trade body the Assn. of Independent Music. Greg Eden has been appointed GM of AIM Digital, the digital arm of U.K. labels' trade body the Assn. of Independen ...

  44. Eclectic Soundtrack Compiled For 'Grandma's Boy'

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rappers Paul Wall and Kool Keith and modern rock acts Bloc Party, the Futureheads and the Twenty Twos are among those who have contributed tracks to the soundtrack to "Grandma's Boy." Rappers Paul Wall and Kool Keith and modern rock a ...

  45. Billboard Bits: All Tomorrow's Parties, Vegas NYE, Aphex Twin

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on All Tomorrow's Parties, Vegas NYE, Aphex Twin Ween, the Shins, Sleater-Kinney, Mudhoney and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs will each curate a night of music as part of the All Tomorrow's Parties' the United Sounds of ATP event. The shows ...

  46. Sire Celebrates 40th With Four-Disc Set

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With its 40th anniversary looming in 2006, Sire Records will be celebrated this fall with a four-disc boxed set. Due Sept. 13 via Sire/Rhino, "Just Say Sire: The Sire Records Story" rounds up 61 track With its 40th anniversary looming in 2 ...

  47. Billboard Bits: Mudvayne, Jam Cruise 3, Aphex Twin

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Mudvayne, Jam Cruise, Aphex Twin Hard rock act Mudvayne will unveil material from its next Epic album, "Lost and Found," on its upcoming North American tour. The trek begins Jan. 29 in Sacramento, Calif., and wraps Feb. 17 at New Y ...

  48. WarpVision: The Videos 1989-2004

    October 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 To celebrate its 15th birthday, influential British independent label Warp has compiled its first DVD collection spotlighting the label's rich, wickedly twisted and often groundbreaking video history. To celebrate its 15th birthday, influential ...

  49. The Bad Plus 'Give' Again

    December 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jazz trio the Bad Plus will release its sophomore album, "Give," March 9 via Columbia. Jazz trio the Bad Plus will release its sophomore album, "Give," March 9 via Columbia. As was the group's 2003 debut, "These Are the ...

  50. Kings Of Leon, Darkness Join Big Day Out

    November 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Kings Of Leon, the Darkness, Muse, Felix Da Housecat, Thursday, Afrika Bambaataa, Poison The Well, the Sleepy Jackson, Audio Bullys, David Holmes and Lost Prophets are among the acts that have joined Kings Of Leon, the Darkness, Muse, Felix Da House ...

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