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Aphex Twin returns with 'SYRO' on September 23rd

Aphex Twin returns with 'SYRO' on September 23rd


Deep Web links, green blimps over London, and stencils on New York streets promote the first new album in over a decade from the electronic music master

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After a neon green blimp was spotted over London emblazoned with the Aphex Twin logo, Deep Web hints at a new album, stencils popping up in New York, record label Warp has confirmed a new Aphex Twin album called SYRO slated for release on September 23rd. The artwork (below) is from legendary design firm The Designers Republic, best known for its mid-90s work on games like Wipeout and artwork for bands like The Orb, Pulp, and Autechre.

Aside from the release of the long-lost Caustic Window album earlier this year, it’s been over a decade since the last official release of new material from electronic artist Richard D. James.

Earlier this week, a new tweet from the official Aphex Twin account revealed information on "SYRO," complete with what appeared to be a full tracklist, complete with BPM; Pitchfork later confirmed that the album title and tracklist are official.


What's your favorite Aphex Twin LP?

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  • 41%
    Selected Ambient Works 85-92
    (31 votes)
  • 13%
    Selected Ambient Works Volume II
    (10 votes)
  • 13%
    ... I Care Because You Do
    (10 votes)
  • 17%
    Richard D. James Album
    (13 votes)
  • 16%
    (12 votes)
76 votes total