Aphex Twin

Intelligent dance music, Musical Artist

1971 –

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Who is Aphex Twin?

Richard David James, best known by his stage name Aphex Twin, is an English electronic musician and composer. He founded the record label Rephlex Records in 1991 with Grant Wilson-Claridge. He has been described by The Guardian as "the most inventive and influential figure in contemporary electronic music". His album 'Selected Ambient Works 85-92' was named as the best album of the '90s by FACT Magazine.

Aphex Twin has also recorded music under the aliases AFX, Blue Calx, Bradley Strider, Caustic Window, Smojphace, GAK, Martin Tressider, Polygon Window, Power-Pill, Q-Chastic, Tahnaiya Russell, The Diceman, The Tuss, and Soit-P.P.

Aphex Twin has released recordings on Rephlex, Warp, R&S, Sire, Mighty Force, Rabbit City, and Men Records.

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Born
Aug 18, 1971
Limerick
Also known as
  • Richard David James
  • AFX
  • Blue Calx
  • Bradley Strider
  • Caustic Window
  • DJ Smojphace
  • GAK
  • Martin Tressider
  • Polygon Window
  • Power-Pill
Parents
Siblings
Nationality
  • Republic of Ireland
  • England
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Redruth School
  • National Diploma, Cornwall College
    Engineering
    (1988 - 1990)
Lived in
  • Limerick
  • Lanner

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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