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Aphex Twin: Armed and Fairly Dangerous

Stuart Maconie, Q, March 1994

AND BY their conspicuous celebrity consumption you shall know them. When Rick Wakeman entered rock's upper echelon, he armed himself with a fleet of Rolls-Royces. With Alice Cooper it was golf clubs and whisky. For McCartney, sheep and vast tracts of the Scottish countryside. For Daltrey, trout. When The Aphex Twin first saw the fiscal fruits of his endeavours, he bought himself a tank.

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