Richard D. James Album

Aphex Twin - Richard D. James Album
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
1996 Ratings: #14 / 60
User Score
Based on 475 ratings
1996 Ratings: #15
Liked by 2 people
November 4, 1996 / Release Date
LP / Format
Rhino / Label
IDM, Electronic / Genres
Suggest a Genre
Abuse of this feature may prevent future contributions from your account.
Sign In to rate and review
don't have any problems with this tbh, came out multiple decades ago and still sounds like it's from the future, incredible.
alright richard you did good but get the scary man off the cover art and we can negotiate maybe a 10
Gonna bring out my best synonyms for this one, folks.

Despite having very electronic beats and synths, the songs on the RDJ album have such natural flow and progression. It switches between very warm and inviting parts and abrasive fast moments, and they compliment each other incredibly well. 4 is a great opener, and is a perfect example of what I’m talking about. The pretty violins and synths mix with the fast drums really nicely. When the drums fade out, it sounds really pretty, and ... read more
When I listen to this album, I can't say that I think too much of it. But then when I listen to any other electronically based piece of music made after this, I realize just how important and influential the Richard D. James Album is to music.

fav tracks: Corn Mouth, Fingerbib, To Cure a Weakling Child
Really nothing quite like it, nor will there ever be.
Purchasing Richard D. James Album from Amazon helps support Album of the Year. Or consider a donation?

Added on: August 14, 2012