Lackadaisical analog heavy groove. Grew out of experiments with Analog Rytm’s tunable cowbell.
They sold a car to cover the cost of recording the strings.
It’s not easy pinning down Rephlex, the label founded in the early ’90s by Richard D. James, AKA Aphex Twin, and Grant Wilson-Claridge. While many labels have clear aesthetics—consistent visual design, a focused signature sound—Rephlex, in its 23-year run, swerved from nosebleed techno to luxuriant lounge pop, musique concrète to blown-out ragga, and of course, lots and lots of acid.
In this week’s Esoteric Modulation we talk to Berlin-based electronic music composer and performer HAINBACH. We talk the beautiful world of test equipment and its creative flow, limitations and minimalism, we all lust after the Cocoquantus and we talk about HAINBACH’s latest release Old Suns!
Dave Brubeck’s ground breaking use of uncommon time signatures on his album Time Out.
Wonky beat / Volca FM melody sequenced and modulated by Octatrack / Antipop //
evaporation & condensation