In preparation for next weekend’s Bloc Festival in the UK (July 6-7), showcase presenters Bleep.com have assembled a free 5-song EP featuring an impressive grip of artists who will be performing over the weekend—including Battles (remixed by Kode9), Four Tet and Martyn, as well as Cosmic TRG and Jon Hopkins. You can download the EP for free by “Liking” this Facebook Post.
Somedays the internet gives you something so good, you have to wonder if it’s real. And it’s usually not. So what is this “new” 90 second clip titled “AFX Seaside Special” all about? Well- it’s not a new tracks (the music is “Vase” by Rephlex affialiate dgoHn). And the date, “12 March 2011″ is nto the release date for the rumored new Aphex album(s). The video, was in fact assembled by AFX video pals Weirdcore in order to promote the Bloc Weekend event where Aphex Twin is scheduled to perform. So ok, then. Not a new Richard James masterpiece, but some pretty cool breakcore music and interesting visuals (which we believe are in fact new). And now you know about another Aphex date on the calendar. We’re getting there. …MORE