THROWBACK THURSDAY: Aphex Twin – Selected Ambient Works Vol. II [March 1994]

In some ways, Aphex Twin’s Selected Ambient Works Vol. II, which turns 25 years old today (7 March 1994), is the most important album of the 1990s. Released as the

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The origins of Aphex Twin’s Didgeridoo (and its curious link to Leeds United)…

The enthusiastic response to Aphex Twin’s newest track, T69 Collapse, indicates just how much the electronic music industry has missed Richard D James, who, while aged just 46, has been

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: The Orb – Towers Of Dub (1992)

Given that ambient electronica collective The Orb celebrates its 30th anniversary this month, this week’s Throwback Thursday revisits one of Alex Paterson and co’s finest works. Occupying the entirety of

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: The Beloved – The Sun Rising [October 1989]

Whisper it quietly, but the evenings are starting to get longer. Ok, as I write this, the temperature hasn’t been above two degrees for days, and it’s getting increasingly difficult

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How classical music invaded the chill-out zone… [July 1994]

What goes up, must come down, as the old expression goes. Long before The Orb, Mixmaster Morris or Thievery Corporation were crafting the perfect soundtrack to the post-club chill, classical music

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Throwback Thursday: Sabres Of Paradise: Smokebelch II (Beatless Mix)

Here at 909originals, I’ve decided to use Thursdays as an opportunity to dig into the record box of history and appreciate some of the most important tunes (some well-known, some

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