8 of 10 people found the following review helpful
With the 'Singles Collection', which I also reviewed, this is a must for all Richard D James fans.
'Digeridoo' is included in its original and live versions and is an early example of his astounding synthesizer talent as is 'Polynomial-C'.
Some of the track listing of this album reads like a medicine cabinet and that may or may not be a reference to James' health problems as a child.
Also included is 'Tamphex' which contains a looping sample of a British 80s Tampax commercial "Are you one of those girls for whom time stands still once a month?"
Any owners of releases by other RDJ projects, especially 'Caustic… Read more
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
Packed here into one handy-sized CD is some more essential Aphex Twin that, like me, you may have missed in the shops first time round. 'On', which is included here, was the first Richard D James track I ever heard back in the 90s and I still remember seeing the Jarvis Cocker directed video on the UK Chartshow. It's an awesome track combining some early percussive and beat twists, that would later become part of RDJ's trademark, and some beautiful ambient sounds and samples, including a wonderful thunder storm.
Also included are 'Donkey Rhubard', which has just about the most conventional beat I've ever heard him use and yet still sounds unique,… Read more