|Label||Outer Rhythm / R&S Records RS 92001|
|Producer||Richard D. James|
|The Aphex Twin chronology|
Digeridoo is an EP by the musician Richard D. James under the alias The Aphex Twin. All tracks were re-released on the Classics compilation. "Isopropophlex" and "Analogue Bubblebath" are reprints of tracks from Analogue Bubblebath Vol I . "Digeridoo" was previously released as "Aboriginal Mix" on the Analogue Bubblebath 2 EP. "Flaphead" and "Phloam" are the only new tracks on the EP.
An extended play record, often referred to as an EP, is a musical recording that contains more tracks than a single, but is usually unqualified as an album or LP. Contemporary EPs generally contain a minimum of three tracks and maximum of six tracks, and are considered "less expensive and time-consuming" for an artist to produce than an album. An EP originally referred to specific types of vinyl records other than 78 rpm standard play (SP) and LP, but it is now applied to mid-length CDs and downloads as well.
Richard David James, best known by the stage name Aphex Twin, is a British musician. He is best known for his influential and idiosyncratic work in styles such as ambient techno and intelligent dance music during the 1990s. He is among the most acclaimed figures in contemporary electronic music.
Classics is an electronic music compilation album by Richard D. James, more commonly known by his pseudonym of Aphex Twin. The album was released in December 1994.
"Digeridoo" does not contain an actual didgeridoo sample. However, according to Simon Reynolds of Energy Flash, "eschewing samples, James labored for three days to concoct an electronic simulacrum of the primordial drone."
The didgeridoo is a wind instrument developed by Indigenous Australians of northern Australia potentially within the last 1,500 years and still in widespread use today both in Australia and around the world. It is sometimes described as a natural wooden trumpet or "drone pipe". Musicologists classify it as a brass aerophone.
The track "Flaphead" on the CD version of the EP is extended by about 20 seconds compared to the vinyl version (here titled "Flap Head").
All tracks by Richard D. James.
|1.||"Digeridoo" (Analogue Bubblebath 2)||7:11|
|2.||"Analogue Bubblebath 1"||4:44|
|2.||"Isoprophlex" (titled "Isopropanol" on Classics)||6:23|
Ambient techno is a 1990s offshoot of techno and ambient music that united the atmospheric textures of ambient music with the melodic and rhythmic elements of techno and electro. It was pioneered by electronic artists such as B12, Aphex Twin, the Black Dog, Higher Intelligence Agency, and Biosphere.
Selected Ambient Works Volume II is the second studio album by English electronic musician Aphex Twin, released on 7 March 1994 by Warp. Billed as a follow-up to Selected Ambient Works 85–92, the album differs in sound by being largely beatless ambient music. Aphex Twin has claimed that it was inspired by lucid dreaming, and likened the music to "standing in a power station on acid."
Drukqs is the fifth studio album by Aphex Twin, a pseudonym used by British electronic musician Richard D. James. The album is a double album and peaked at number 22 on the UK Albums Chart, selling 11,476 copies in its first week of release. It was released to divided reception, with many critics dismissing it relative to his earlier work. It would be James's final album under the Aphex Twin moniker until the release of 2014's Syro.
Come to Daddy is an extended play by British electronic music artist Richard D. James, released under his main pseudonym Aphex Twin. The EP's lead single, and the first track on the EP, "Come to Daddy [Pappy Mix]"—often simply called "Come to Daddy"—is one of Aphex Twin's best-known songs; it peaked at number 36 on the UK Singles Chart.
Surfing on Sine Waves is a studio album by Polygon Window, a pseudonym for the English electronic music producer Richard D. James, better known by the alias Aphex Twin. It was originally released on 11 January 1993 by Warp. It is the second release in Warp's Artificial Intelligence series. The cover of the album features a photograph of Chapel Porth beach, Cornwall. The 2001 reissue edition includes the previously unreleased tracks, "Portreath Harbour" and "Redruth School".
Analogue Bubblebath Vol I was the first EP released by electronic musician Richard D. James under the alias of The Aphex Twin on the 1991 issue, and AFX on subsequent issues. It is the first release in the Analogue Bubblebath series. It was reputedly first put together by James at age 17.
Analog Bubblebath Vol 2 is the second EP released by the musician Richard D. James, under the alias of AFX. It is also the second release in the Analogue Bubblebath series and was his first release under the AFX alias.
Analogue Bubblebath Vol 3 is the third EP by electronic musician Richard D. James, under the pseudonym of AFX, released 1 February 1993, on Rephlex Records. It is also the third release in the Analogue Bubblebath series, and his third release under this alias.
Analogue Bubblebath 3.1 was the eighth EP released by artist Richard D. James, under his commonly known alias, AFX. It is a companion to Analogue Bubblebath Vol 3.
Hangable Auto Bulb is a series of two 1995 EPs by electronic musician Richard D. James, under his alias AFX. The two were re-released by Warp Records as a single album on October 31, 2005.
Compilation is one of only two full length acid house-techno albums released by Richard D. James under his pseudonym Caustic Window. The album consists of most of the tracks from the EPs Joyrex J4 EP, Joyrex J5 EP, Joyrex J9i and Joyrex J9ii.
Girl/Boy is a 1996 EP by Richard D. James under the alias Aphex Twin. It was released through Warp on 19 August 1996. It peaked at number 64 on the UK Singles Chart.
Selected Ambient Works 85–92 is the debut studio album by Aphex Twin, the pseudonym of British electronic musician Richard D. James. It was released as a very limited import in November 1992 by Apollo Records, a subsidiary of Belgian label R&S Records, and later widely in February 1993. The album features tracks recorded onto cassette reputedly dating as far back as 1985, when James was fourteen years old. An analogue remaster was released in 2006, and a digital remaster in 2008.
Analogue Bubblebath 5 is an unreleased EP by techno and IDM artist Richard David James.
Melodies from Mars is a collection of unreleased tracks by Richard David James, better known under his pseudonym Aphex Twin. Although James did not admit authorship until 2014, it was known to fans as an unofficial Aphex Twin album because at least two of its tracks are alternate versions of tracks featured on the subsequently released Richard D. James Album (1996). Some tracks also bear resemblance to those on Analogue Bubblebath 5. These tracks are thought to mark the beginning of a new phase in James's career, when he started composing music using computer software rather than on synthesizers and analogue equipment.
The Joyrex Tape is the name given to a collection of unreleased tracks from the early 1990s by Richard D. James, best known by his alias Aphex Twin. The original tape was copied from one of James' DATs sometime in the 1990s and was leaked onto the internet in 2011. In January 2015, James began to upload high quality versions of the tracks to SoundCloud as part of a track dump.
Caustic Window is an eponymous album by Richard D. James under the alias Caustic Window. Originally planned for release in 1994, the album was abandoned, with only five test copies being produced. One of the copies, which surfaced for sale on Discogs in 2014, was bought and digitally distributed through a Kickstarter campaign. It was eventually sold on eBay for $46,300.
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