Monday, 13 February 2017
As various sites and magazines have noted in the last two days Aphex Twin's Selected Ambient Works is now twenty five years old. How something so progressive and futuristic can be quarter of a century old is just one of those headspinners you have to live with. Pick anything from its twelve tracks at random and find music bewilderingly beautiful that sounds like nothing else made between 1985 and 1992, music it is impossible to get tired of. Like this one...
Someone on Youtube has set opener Xtal against these visuals creating a juxtaposition nightmare, beauty and horror.