Richard David James (born 18 August 1971), best known by the stage name Aphex Twin, is a British musician. He is best known for his idiosyncratic work in electronic styles such as techno and ambient music in the 1990s, and has also been associated with the electronic subgenre known as intelligent dance music. In 2001, Guardian journalist Paul Lester called James "the most inventive and influential figure in contemporary electronic music".
Raised in Cornwall, James began performing as a rave DJ at local clubs and free parties in the late 1980s. In 1991 his debut EP Analogue Bubblebath was released on Mighty Force, a local independent label, winning him acclaim and a cult following. James co-founded the independent label Rephlex Records the same year. He attracted wider praise for his 1992 debut album Selected Ambient Works 85–92, released by Belgian label Apollo. He signed to the UK label Warp in 1993, and his …Read more on Wikipedia