Aphex Twin

#193 – Aphex Twin, Anna Meredith, Disrupt, Enzo Elia

This week we have a stunning selection of leftfield electronic music. Not only is there a new record from Aphex Twin, but stunning Mexican electronics from IntiNahual and the brilliant new record from Brandt Brauer Frick’s Daniel Brandt. We also have Anna Meredith’s rework of Antonio Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, a collaboration between Throwing Snow and Will Plowman under the Swaabi Maa moniker to celebrate the birthday of their A Future Without Records, and lots of good music from Portugal, Germany, Niger and beyond.

Tracklisting
Aphex Twin – T69 Collapse (Warp Records, UK)
Anna Meredith & the Scottish Ensemble – WINTER – Low Light (Moshi Moshi Records, UK)
Beautify Junkyards – Aquarius (Ghost Box Records, UK)
IntiNahual – Tierra Maya (Shango Records, Greece)
Pill Fangs – Bison Grass (Sunstone Records, UK)
Swaabi Maa – 000 (A Future Without Records, UK)
Daniel Brandt – Flamingo (Erased Tapes, UK)
Etran de L’Aïr – Agrim Agadez (Sahelsounds, USA)
Disrupt – Observation Deck (Jahtari Records, Germany)
Enzo Elia – Don’t Let it Go (Black Pearl Records, Germany)

#147 – KoKoKo!, Karen Gwyer, Aphex Twin, Pessimist

A stunning selection this week, kicking off with the absolutely spectacular Congolese band KoKoKo!. We also have new music from the legendary Aphex Twin alongside new tunes from some of those he has undoubtedly inspired, such as Karen Gwyer. There’s deconstructed drum n bass from Pessimist, space music from Henge, digital dub from Roger Robinson, a beautiful, long piece from Man Forever, something from down under in the shape of Suburban Cracked Collective, thrash punk from Casual Sect, and the latest stunner from the Gqom Oh! label with TLC Fam.

Tracklisting
KoKoKo! – Tokoliana (ICIyouare)
Henge – Jupiters Wild Ride (Love Love Records, UK)
Man Forever – Twin Torches (feat. Laurie Anderson) (Thrill Jockey, USA)
Roger Robinson & Disrupt – Bun Bun Bun (Jahtari, Germany)
Casual Sect – Mohair Fetish (Hominid Sounds, UK)
TLC Fam – Bridge Lase London (Gqom-Oh!, South Africa)
Aphex Twin – Korg Funk 5 (self-release, UK)
Karen Gwyer – The Workers are on Strike (Don’t Be Afraid Records, UK)
Suburban Cracked Collective – Oh Gravity… You Fucker (Chemical Imbalance, Australia)
Pessimist – Spirals (Blackest Ever Black, UK)

#99 – Aphex Twin, Dele Sosimi, Flowdan, Djrum

In our post-Glastonbury haze, we have tasty grime from Bug collaborator Flowdan alongside new tracks from Aphex Twin, We Wild Blood, Djrum, Alien, Mark Barrott, Tonto Irie, Tiny Rockets, Shabaka Hutchings, and Fela Kuti-collaborator Dele Sosimi

Tracklisting
We Wild Blood – Primrose Road to Hell (Hominid Sounds Records, UK)
Djrum – LA (2nd Drop Records, UK)
Alien – Akk Ra (Hottwerk Records, UK)
Mark Barrott – Brunch With Suki (International Feel Recordings, Spain)
Flowdan – Horror Show Style (Tru Thoughts Records, UK)
Tonto Irie – No Friend Fi Dem [feat. Naram and Art] (Cubiculo Records, Portugal)
Shabaka and the Ancestors – Mzwandile (Brownswood Recordings, UK)
Tiny Rockets – Satan (self-release, UK)
Aphex Twin – CIRKLON3 [Колхозная mix] (Warp Records, UK)
Dele Sosimi – Dance Together (Dub) [feat. Prince Fatty and Nostalgia 77] (Wah Wah 45s, UK)