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Don't Fear The Aphex: The Weird Genius of Richard James

Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages, October 2001

WHEN APHEX TWIN released his groundbreaking Selected Ambient Works 85-92 almost a decade ago, the record arrived as a godsend to anyone who loved Kraftwerk and Eno but felt scared off by rave culture – old saddoes who were past their dance-by date but weren't Luddite about how their music was made.

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