It’s giving season for Aphex Twin. The UK producer has discreetly released new edits of one of his most career-defining songs, “Avril 14th,” via his online store. With the original taken from his 2001 album Drukqs, the newly released versions are taken from a session in 2009, where he re-recorded the tracks in their new form. “avril 14th reversed music not audio” and “avril 14th half speed alternative version” are available via the Aphex Twin website, while a third track that was posted and later removed has been posted by a fan to SoundCloud.
These new versions of “Avril 14th” come at the close of one of Aphex Twin’s busiest years in some time, releasing a new EP, BBC documentary, and opening up his entire Warp Records library to the world.
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