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Mike & Rich: Expert Knob Twiddlers

The classic pairing of ยต-Ziq and Aphex Twin, aka Mike Paradinas and Richard James, back in print for the first time in years, points the way to an imagined musical future that never was.

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Macc & dgoHn: Some Shit Saaink

It's a bit too stubbornly adherent to questionably drum 'n' bass aesthetics, but Some Shit Saaink still stands head and shoulders above the Eurotrash landfill when it comes to spazzing when no one is watching.

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My Life With the Tape Hiss Cult

When we think of our experiences with electronic music, we can follow a thought trail that leads like a Wikipedia article from one incendiary album to many others. Their qualities are not always alike but for one: the nostalgic thread that runs through them.

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Aphex Twin: Drukqs

We were all on the edge of our seats back in the day, when Richard James' tunes were an explosive mixture of ray guns, mouth harps, and ping-pong balls. On 'Drukqs' he just opens up his box and draws out the same dusty old props.

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