Newswire: Aphex Twin is already releasing more new music

Confirming you don’t just bust out a blimp for no reason, Richard D. James has made good on his promise that a return to the Aphex Twin name signals a renewed productivity. He’s announced that SYRO—his first new Aphex album in 13 years, and one of the best releases of 2014 (according to some)—will soon be followed by the new 13-track EP, Computer Controlled Acoustic Instruments Pt. 2. It’s due out in a mere two weeks on January 23, destined to drive fan forum moderators and the last surviving record store clerks crazy henceforth by people asking fruitlessly for Part 1.

The announcement came accompanied by the minimalist cover art above and tracklist below, which mirrors SYRO‘s randomly garbled DOS-code aesthetic. Presumably the music will follow suit—though the prankish James could be literal here, with many of these tracks containing just the single …

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