The DJ who fulfils the dream of Satie

Philip Glass appreciates his music, Karlheinz Stockhausen thinks it’s rubbish. Aphex Twin creates music using home appliances.

On his new double album Drukqs, the British musician Aphex Twin alternates between boisterous soundscapes over nerve-wrecking beats and easy-going, multi-coloured piano-tunes. The legacy of Erik Satie is safe with him, but the bully of electronic music attaches his own twisted edge to it.

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