Selected Ambient Works 85-92

Aphex Twin - Selected Ambient Works 85-92
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Based on 5 reviews
1992 Ratings: #19 / 340
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Based on 567 ratings
1992 Ratings: #3
February 12, 1992 / Release Date
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Apollo / Label
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PipePanic
83
Fuck you Die Antwoord! You've completely ruined Ageispolis for me! Bastards!

And now, from my most abrasive review opener in ages, let's get into a album that literally is just cool noises.

Yep, it's time for me to finally, fucking FINALLY dip my toes into the large behemoth discography of Aphex Twin, who's name in the electronic world seems larger then life. A EDM Mozart if you will. People even from outside the relatively niche electronic circle can all agree that Aphex Twin is unlike any ... read more
RakkSmells
90
[Genre: Ambient Techno]

Damn, this bumps in the whip.

I just love the sound of this thing. The industrial sound and sporadic compositions that make up this album are super chill and fun, and the more ambient touch to this album was an incredible idea. I don't really know what else to say other than this thing was super ahead of its time, and even though it sounds like something that could easily be made today, I think back when this was made it was just revolutionary. It may get repetitive, ... read more
laz456
95
Truly a masterpiece. Incredible production, atmospheric and chilling vibe, catchy beats, and it's over an hour long with no skips.
exception
91
damn this is nice and peaceful. this LP made me realize just how ahead of his time aphex twin was and how good he is at making electronic music, especially without all of the technology available today. the only gripe I have for this is that it got to be a little repetitive.
fav track: green calx
amw100
88
As my introduction to Ambient music this album has done its deed, a beautiful and eerie listen that I'd recommend only to the biggest music geeks.
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Track List

  1. Xtal 
  2. Tha 
  3. Pulsewidth 
  4. Agiespolis 
  5. Green Calx 
  6. Heliopsphan 
  7. We Are The Music Makers 
  8. Schottkey 7th Path 
  9. Ptolemy 
  10. Hedphelym 
  11. Delphium 
  12. Actium
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