Is it a bird? Is it Edward Snowden breaking a deep web cover? NO! It’s a new Aphex Twin Album.

First was the appearance of a mysterious blimp over the skies of London featuring the distinctive Aphex twin Logo pver the weekend, and then it was found stencilled outside of a radio station in New York. Uber geeks everywhere found their web senses tingling, could this mean, a new Aphex Twin project was coming? The […]

Visited – Come to Daddy – Aphex Twin

Come to Daddy is a 1997 EP by Richard D. James, AKA Aphex Twin. Nothing new here, but the video is scary as hell, well worth a re-visit and was positioned (by Channel 4 viewers) number 35 in 100 Greatest Scary Moments, 2003. It was also named the number one video of the 1990s by Pitchfork. […]

WHP continues its mammoth season at Store Street.

The Warehouse Project continues to celebrate its final season at the iconic Store Street venue in style with a typically diverse line-up of legends, cult heroes and critically acclaimed newcomers throughout October. With over half of the final Store Street season of events now sold out, there’s no shortage of musical treats in store moving […]

Sonar festival gets underway – Catch the coverage.

Sonar, the acclaimed music and multimedia arts festival opened today in Barcelona. Sonar is renowned for presenting some of the most ground breaking music and visual artists and projects in the world, and ranks as the ultimate thinkers music festival. With acts such as Aphex Twin, Four Tet, Cut Copy, Underworld, M.I.A and James Murphy […]

Bloc Weekender Mixes now online.

If you’re a regular reader of Plain and Simple, you’ll know that we’re pretty big fans of Bloc Weekender. The Weekender, which takes place at Butlins in Minehead, enjoyed its 5th year this year, and the sell out event presented one of the finest line-ups of techno and electronica that you could lay your mits […]

Global Communication return

The latest Back In the Box compilation will drop both its discs on the British public when May 30th arrives. Tom Middleton and Mark Pritchard are, of course, the gentlemen behind the album, who will also play Glade, Bestival and Sonar this summer.

All Blocked Up

With Guido, Untold, Joy Orbison, Modeselektor, Ramadanman, Ben Klock, Claude Von Stroke, Addison Groove, King Midas Sound, dOP, Four Tet, Aphex Twin, Billy Nasty, The Advent, Oscar Mulero, Vitalic, Jacques Green, Matthew Dear and Laurent Garnier.

BLOC. sells out

The festival will celebrate it’s 5th Birthday in style, with Aphex Twin, Laurent Garnier, Four Tet, Modeselektor, Seth Troxler and so many more people getting involved at Butlins Minehead. If you haven’t got tickets already, unlucky, because BLOC Weekend 2011 just sold out.

Tunes on the TV – 5

Plain & Simple finishes its lists of the greatest, most innovative and memorable dance and electronic music videos ever committed to film or DV with the final five.

Tunes on the TV – 4

We provide our last set of prolific entries in the approach to the final winners list. This time round we’ve got tunes and clips from Hudson Mohawke, Flying Lotus, Hot Chip, Aphex Twin, Audio Bullys, Mount Kimbie, LCD Soundsystem, and Mr Oizo all on the page.