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Aphex Twin Quotes

I used to love jungle. I still think its the ultimate genre, really, because the people making it werent musicians.
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You change all the time. Everything changes you.

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A lot of composers before me have been on this mission to change the world by getting off equal temperament, and I'm definitely one of those.

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You're brainwashed in the West with equal temperament, so it's quite hard for people who like following rules to get outside of that and see what you can do. But for me it's easy because I don't work like that. I work intuitively.

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It always sounds more right to me when it's detuned. When it's right in tune, it's like there's something slightly off. But at the end of the day, it's all about frequencies and what they do to you. That's the real core.

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I actually prefer it if I don't know what I'm supposed to do. If you've got an equal temperament piano keyboard, then you know what you're going to get if you play certain chords. But I actually like it if you don't know where the notes are, because then you do it intuitively. You're working out a new language, basically. New rules.

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I'm trying to work out more ways to involve my children, because the way I do stuff is so anti-kid, it's really boring. It's not fun. It is to me, but not to them, because they don't even know what I'm doing.

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It's more interesting for me to stick things out anonymously - you get more of an honest reaction to what you've done.

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The best artists are people who don't consider themselves artists, and the people who do are usually the most pretentious and annoying. They've got their priorities wrong. They're just doing it to be artists rather than because they want to do it.

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When I look at commercial studios, I think, "Oh, they're all so nice and tidy," but it's because they don't actually write music in them.

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That's just globalization. It's got good sides as well. But scenes aren't allowed to develop on their own anymore. Everyone knows about everything.

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I used to love jungle. I still think it's the ultimate genre, really, because the people making it weren't musicians.

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In Britain, it's good for me to be anonymous, because they just think it's a nobody. "Who is this guy?"

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If you've got a stick hitting a drum and you're programming it on a computer, it's more interesting than a sample playing back - it's something in the air, that's the magical ingredient.

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